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  • 15m 28s

    Polar Bear Hunting

    uumunga: Carol Kunnuk

    channel: Igloolik | ᐃᒡᓗᓕᒃ

    On May 5, 2013 Zacharias Kunuk went polar bear hunting with his brother Laben Kunuk. They managed to catch a bear as Zacharias filmed the hunt.

    Camera: Zacharias Kunuk

    Editor: Carol Kunnuk

    Running time: 15:25


  • 23m 41s

    Therese Mattaq's Starvation Story

    uumunga: David Ertel

    channel: More Voices on Inuit Knowledge & Climate Change

    English Transcript:

    We sang, prayed and ate our Christmas feast. After the food was gone, we weren't hungry for a while. Dogs have to eat too. We moved to a small island and were looking for seal holes. I was a child that stayed to babysit two boys. Inuit searching for us, hunters from another camp, passed between our two parties. It was Kupak, Qaatuq's husband.


  • 1h 32m 8s

    I will Come Back As A BABY

    uumunga: Carol Kunnuk

    channel: Igloolik | ᐃᒡᓗᓕᒃ

    Je reviendrai comme un enfant

    Actor Nasi Sayegh, a stranger in a foreign land, listens to stories of naming from the residents of the Arctic community of Igloolik, drawing a wonderful interrogation on identity.

    A film by Christian Merlhiot

    France, 2013, 92 minutes

    English & French Subtitles


  • 11m 25s


    uumunga: Carol Kunnuk

    channel: Igloolik | ᐃᒡᓗᓕᒃ

    In 2009, Rachel Uyarasuk, elder of the Inuit community of Igloolik (Nunavut), evokes the ancestors whose name she received at birth. She explains how this transmission ensured their return among the world of the living.

    A film by Christin Merlhiot

    France, 2014, 11 minutes, animation

    Inuktitut with English & French subtitles


  • 49m 24s

    Inuit Piqutingit (What Belongs to Inuit)

    uumunga: Norman Cohn

    channel: Isuma Productions

    A group of Nunavut elders travel to five museums in North America to see and identify artifacts, tools and clothing collected from their Inuit ancestors. Directed by Zacharias Kunuk and Bernadette Dean.

    Filmmaker: Zacharias Kunuk, Bernadette Dean

    Filmmaker Contact: zkunuk [at] isuma [dot] ca; saniruaq [at] qiniq [dot] com; www.isuma.ca


  • 5m 10s

    Asiu (Lost)

    uumunga: Artcirq

    channel: Artcirq

    Footage from Artcirq's performance of ASIU (Lost) at the 2014 edition of the Alianait Arts Festival in Iqaluit.

    Asiu is Artcirq's latest show and is inspired by the traditional Inuit legend Amaqup Nunaat (The Land of Wolves) about two brothers who find themselves lost in the mysterious world of the Shadow People.


  • 43m 10s

    Wanggangarra... that which gives life

    uumunga: mardawud

    channel: yindjibarndi

    The title means ‘that which gives life’. Wanggangarra is a film about family histories, relationship & respect amongst the Yindjibarndi and Ngarluma people of the west Pilbara, Western Australia.