Nancy Mackin

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04 July 2016

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  • 9m 26s

    iglu Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit

    uploaded by: Nancy Mackin

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     Filmed in April 2016 with support of Health Canada's Climate Change and Health Program for Northern First Nations and Inuit Communities, this short film shows reconstruction of an iglu and qarmaq, for the purpose of understanding the ongoing importance of traditional dwellings for the health and safety of northern peoples. Dr.

    uploaded date: 26-07-2016

  • 1m 31s

    Summer shelter workshop

    uploaded by: Nancy Mackin

    channel: Nancy Mackin

     This short video was the first stage of a year-long project investigating traditional shelters of the high Arctic. Although modern materials were employed, traditional methods were used such as tying the structure together and using rocks for foundation and to weight down the waterproof covering. Health Canada's Climate Change and Health Adaptation Program funded the project, led by Dr.

    uploaded date: 26-07-2016