Amautik (parka)

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30 November 1995

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Nunavut (Our Land) TV Series Episode 12. Igloolik, Fall-Winter 1946. Sitting around the stone house carving a harpoon, Qulitalik starts talking about the year gone past. Everyone joins in with stories and laughter. Tea is boiling over the seal lamps, children playing on the caribou skin beds. Grandmother tells the old stories, everybody has a new one. Home is warm and cozy.

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Duration:

28m 51s

Tagged:

carving, homelife, Nunavut (Our Land) Series, storytelling

Languages:

Inuktitut

Location:

Igloolik, NU, Canada

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18 November 1994

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Ajainaa! features Igloolik Elders discussing their views of contemporary Inuit life. Topics include the role of Inuit and "Southern" forms of education, survival strategies (such as how to save a drowning victim), and the differences between camp and settlement life. Written, produced, and performed by Isuma's Uqallangniq Elders Group.

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Duration:

51m 23s

Tagged:

Ajainaa!, Almost, contemporary Inuit life, education, ift_community_Igloolik, Isuma's Uqallangniq Elders Group, settlement life, survival strategies, Unikaatuatiit (Story Tellers) Series

Languages:

Inuktitut

Location:

Igloolik, NU, Canada

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28 October 1993

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Third Isuma recreated fiction, 1993. As summer ends near Igloolik in the 1930's, three families build a saputi to trap fish going upriver for the winter. The days are getting shorter and young people daydream, while waiting for fish to come. But nature is not always predictable....

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

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Duration:

30m 35s

Tagged:

fire bow, fishtraps, ift_community_OldIglulik, qijuttaq (fire plant), saputi, Unikaatuatiit (Story Tellers) Series

Languages:

Inuktitut

Location:

Igloolik, NU, Canada