Communication

  • 45m 11s

    Issaittuq (Waterproof)

    uploaded by: Norman Cohn

    channel: MICH Living Archives

    This second Isuma-Artcirq co-production by Igloolik youth is a story about a young Inuk who lost his love. Using alcohol to put reality and the past behind, the past keeps hunting him. When he loses control and beats up a man on the street he is sentenced to two months in an outpost camp, where a hunter is waiting for him.

    Filmmaker: Bruce Haulli-Kenneth Rasmussen

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    uploaded date: 10-02-2007

  • 49m 24s

    Inuit Piqutingit (What Belongs to Inuit)

    uploaded by: Norman Cohn

    channel: Inuit Culture Education

    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

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    uploaded date: 10-05-2006

  • 50m 37s

    Artcirq

    uploaded by: Norman Cohn

    channel: Exploring Inuit Culture Online

    Working and training together over the course of two summers, a group of students from Montreal's National Circus School and local Inuit youth from Igloolik produce a unique circus performance which marries Inuit traditions with classic elements of the Big Top. Written, produced and performed by Isuma's Inuusiq Youth Group.

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    uploaded date: 14-01-2001

  • 50m 45s

    Nipi (Voice)

    uploaded by: Norman Cohn

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

    Rapid change from traditional to modern life in Nunavut, like many post-colonial societies, has concentrated power, wealth and information in a few hands. Nipi examines fundamental questions of democracy, power and change in Nunavut and indirectly in Canada itself: in education, religion, gender, lifestyle, the distribution of economic development and the make-up and inner structure o… Read more

    uploaded date: 02-11-1994

  • 52m 32s

    Arviq! (Bowhead!)

    uploaded by: Norman Cohn

    channel: MICH Living Archives

    In 1994, fulfilling the dying wish of a respected Elder, a group of Inuit hunters from Igloolik illegally catches a bowhead whale after years of government prohibition. An event which sparks a legal controversy.

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    uploaded date: 11-10-1994

  • 28m 51s

    Umiaq Part 1

    uploaded by: Norman Cohn

    channel: Paul Apak Expedition Videos

    Paul Apak Angilirq (1954-1998) was vice-president and co-founder of Isuma. Apak began his career in 1978 as a trainee in Canada's Inukshuk Project, the first project to train indigenous TV producers in remote communities.

    Year of Production: 2009

    Country: Canada

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    uploaded date: 04-11-1990