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Arnait Video Presents: Qulliq (Oil Lamp)

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23 November 2009

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Women of the Arnait Video Collective reenact a traditional women's activity: the use of the qulliq. The qulliq is the seal oil lamp and stove of the old days, the only source of light and warmth. The women tell the story in words and songs as they install the qulliq in their igloo.

 

Arnait Video Presents: Qulliq (Oil Lamp), Arnait Video Productions 1983, Performers Susan Avingaq, Madeline Ivalu, Camera Martha Maktar. Inuktut w/Eng s-t.

Women of the Video Collective reenact a traditional women's activity: the use of the qulliq. The qulliq is the seal oil lamp and stove of the old days, the only source of light and warmth. The women tell the story in words and songs as they install the qulliq in their igloo.

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