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My Father’s Land (Attatama Nunanga)

 

 

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Inuktitut
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Mixing scenes from past and present, My Father's Land looks at the meanings between Inuit history and modern mining in North Baffin Island; how new media is used to inform and consult Inuit leading up to July 2012 Nunavut Impact Review Board (NIRB) Final Public Hearings on Baffinland's $6 billion Mary River proposal to build the world's largest iron mine on Inuit land between Igloolik and Pond Inlet.

IN ORDER OF APPEARANCE:
Enookie Kunuk and Family, Elizabeth Copeland, Zacharias Kunuk, Lloyd Lipsett, Jason Palluq, Paul Irngaut, Okalik Eegeesiak, Samuelie Ammaq and Family, Pauloosie Qulitalik and Family, Paul Akkitiq and Family, David Amachlainuk Aqqiaruq; George Qulaut, Louis Uttak, Lucie Idlout, Joanasie Sarpinak, Leah Uttak, John Illupalik, Francis Piugattuk, Vivi Kunuk, Augustine Taqqaugaq, Rebecca Malliki, Abraham Ulayuruluk, Paul Josh Kunuk, Benjamin Kunuk, Curtis Taqqaugaq

WALRUS HUNTERS
Peter Awa, Samueli Ammaq, David Irngaut, Lukie Airut, Mathew Airut, Todd Ammaq, Keith Ammaq, Andrew Irngaut, Isaki Irngaut, Elizabeth Awa, Lot Awa, Zacharias Kunuk

Written, Produced and Directed by: Zacharias Kunuk; Norman Cohn
Associate Producers: Dr. Ian J. Mauro, Mt. Allison University; Dr. Frances Abele, Carleton University
Human Rights Assessor: Lloyd Lipsett
Editing: Norman Cohn, Jonathan Frantz
Editing Assistants: Carol Kunuk, Derek Aqqiaruq
Sound: Tobias Haynes
Translators: Sara Arnatsiaq, Celina Irngaut

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