going inland

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    Nunaqpa (Going Inland)

    uploaded by: Norman Cohn

    channel: MICH Living Archives

    Nunaqpa is the second Isuma recreated fiction, filmed with actors in 1990 recreating a Summer caribou hunt in the 1930's. For Igloolik Inuit, it is the time of Nunaqpa, 'going inland,' the long walk in search of summer-fat caribou to catch enough meat for the hard winter ahead. Two families leave for the hunt, while the old couple and grandmother wait by the shore for their return.

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    uploaded date: 29-10-2006