Nunavut (Our Land) Episode 7: Qulangisi (Seal Pups)
Nunavut (Our Land) TV Series Episode 7. Igloolik, Spring 1946. Seal pups: springtime delicacy, prized for their soft fur and tender meat. When the pups start coming out on the ice, even small children and grandmothers can hunt.
Packed up to travel, the families move slowly over the wet ice, through lakes of fresh melting snow, hunting on the way. Finding the breathing holes is a joyful game for everyone.
Filmmaker: Zacharias Kunuk, Paulossie Qulitalik, Norman Cohn
Filmmaker Contact: zkunuk [at] isuma [dot] ca; www.isuma.ca
Producer's Name: Zacharias Kunuk, Paulossie Qulitalik, Norman Cohn
Year of Production: 1995
Distributor Information: Vtape
Region: Igloolik; Nunavut, Canadian Arctic