Qaggiq (Gathering Place)
Qaggiq (Gathering Place), Igloolik Isuma Productions 1988, Zacharias Kunuk, Pauloosie Qulitalik, Norman Cohn. Inuktut w/Eng s-t.
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...
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