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Qaggiq (Gathering Place) 1988


30 September 1988


First Isuma recreated fiction. A late-winter Inuit camp in the 1930's. Four families build a qaggiq, a large communal igloo, to celebrate the coming of spring with games, singing and drum dancing. A young man seeks a wife. The girl's father says no, but her mother says yes...

Qaggiq is a part of the Unikaatuatiit (Story Tellers) Series.

Filmmaker: Zacharias Kunuk, Norman Cohn, P. Qulitalik

Filmmaker Contact: zkunuk@isuma.ca; info@isuma.tv

Producer's Name: Zacharias Kunuk, Norman Cohn, P. Qulitalik

Year of Production: 1988

Distributor Information: Vtape

Country: Canada

Region: Igloolik; Nunavut, Canadian Arctic

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