Amautik (parka)

  • 28m 50s

    Nunavut (Our Land) Episode 6: Auriaq (Stalking)

    uploaded by: Norman Cohn

    channel: Jon's Working Channel

    Nunavut (Our Land) TV Series Episode 6. Igloolik, Spring 1946. It is the season of never-ending days. Two dog teams searching the spring ice, men and boys hunting day and night. Seals are everywhere: at the breathing holes, sleeping under the warm sun. Amachlainuk has a lucky day.

    Filmmaker: Zacharias Kunuk, Paulossie Qulitalik, Norman Cohn

    uploaded date: 26-12-1995

  • 28m 53s

    Nunavut (Our Land) Episode 11: Tuktuliaq (Caribou Hunt)

    uploaded by: Norman Cohn

    channel: Transmediale

    Nunavut (Our Land) TV Series Episode 11. Igloolik, Fall 1945. Even here, news of the terrible world war raging outside makes people frightened and uneasy. They talk of the danger of the unknown future, of shamanistic intervention to protect their culture. The weather turns colder.

    uploaded date: 01-12-1995

  • 28m 51s

    Nunavut (Our Land) Episode 12: Unaaq (Harpoon)

    uploaded by: Norman Cohn

    channel: Jon's Working Channel

    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.

    uploaded date: 30-11-1995

  • 51m 23s

    Ajainaa! (Almost!)

    uploaded by: Norman Cohn

    channel: NITV (Igloolik community-TV 1995-2007)

    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.

    uploaded date: 18-11-1994

  • 30m 35s

    Saputi (Fish Traps) 1993

    uploaded by: Norman Cohn

    channel: MICH Living Archives

    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.

    uploaded date: 28-10-1993