Wapikoni

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13 May 2008

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Wapikoni is an Indigenous organization that fosters artistic creation and excellence to serve the narrative sovereignty of Nations. Our mission is to promote the expression of Indigenous creative talents through short films, music and XR projects, to promote their works across Canada and the world, to offer our collective of artists a space for personal, artistic and professional development where they can meet, be inspired, identify and prize accomplishments while also promoting the creation of bridges and spaces that contribute to social and societal transformations.

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Media on this Channel

  • 5m 4s

    Ulu

    uploaded by: wapikonimobile

    channel: Wapikoni

    Tommy Kudluk is a handyman who spends most of his time on the land. He keeps Inuit traditions alive by fishing and eating just like his ancestors did. After catching an Arctic char with a spear, he makes his wife an "ulu", a traditional knife used by Inuit women so that she can prepare the fish for the family to enjoy.

    A Film by Tommy Kudluk

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    uploaded date: 27-04-2021

  • 5m

    Shiny Object

    uploaded by: wapikonimobile

    channel: Wapikoni

    Inspired by the author’s own life story, Qilliqtu (Shiny Object) aims at reminding viewers that Indigenous stories span lifetimes and embraces the importance of connecting to the land.

    A Film by Kevin Tikivik

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    uploaded date: 27-04-2021

  • 5m 53s

    Names for snow

    uploaded by: wapikonimobile

    channel: Wapikoni

    This short follows Rebecca Thomassie, an Inuk woman, around Kangirsuk as she learns the 52 Inuktitut words for snow.

    A Film by Rebecca Thomassie

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    uploaded date: 27-04-2021

  • 4m 54s

    Kuujjuaq

    uploaded by: wapikonimobile

    channel: Wapikoni

    A video essay about the perspective of a teenager on his hometown.

    Directed by Sammy Gadbois and the Wapikoni mobile team

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    uploaded date: 27-04-2021

  • 3m 26s

    Kinauvunga

    uploaded by: wapikonimobile

    channel: Wapikoni

    Like many Inuit young adults, Charlie Gordon travels often between Montréal and Kuujjuaq. He explores his identity as a young Inuk through his passion for circus arts and hopes to give back to his community.

    Directed by Charlie Gordon

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    uploaded date: 27-04-2021

  • 4m 4s

    Inuk Hunter

    uploaded by: wapikonimobile

    channel: Wapikoni

    A poetic and contemplative film about an Inuk man hunting for northern lights with his camera.

    A film by George Annanack in collaboration with Wapikoni mobile team

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    uploaded date: 27-04-2021

  • 2m 57s

    Imaillunga

    uploaded by: wapikonimobile

    channel: Wapikoni

    In this music video, Matilda Kaukai presents her personal take on the Inuk religious hymn Imaillunga (Just as I Am) which is very meaningful to her as it symbolizes the presence of God in her life.

    A film by Matilda Kaukai

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    uploaded date: 27-04-2021

  • 2m 37s

    I created memories

    uploaded by: wapikonimobile

    channel: Wapikoni

    Sammy Gadbois uses snippets of life in Kuujjuaq to reflect about his own purpose on earth and muses that it could be creating memories.

    A film by Sammy Gadbois

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    uploaded date: 27-04-2021

  • 2m 39s

    Frozen Unicycle

    uploaded by: wapikonimobile

    channel: Wapikoni

    Adam Aomari shows his tricks on his unicycle. His abilities to ride upright in the frozen tundra show his skills.

    A film by Adam Aomari

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    uploaded date: 27-04-2021

  • 5m 29s

    Charlie by the sea

    uploaded by: wapikonimobile

    channel: Wapikoni

    Shot on his birthday, this documentary pays tribute to Charlie’s uniqueness and challenges and stresses the power of friendship.

    A film by Charlie Ekomiak

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    uploaded date: 27-04-2021