Dear PETA: What the seal means to the Jerry Cans

Dear PETA: What the seal means to the Jerry Cans

Available on DVDContains Closed Captioning

"The Jerry Cans" are a modern musical grup from Iqaluit, Nunavut who reflect a strong Inuit culture. Core to the Inuit culture is a relationship with the land and hunting for food, the seal in particular. This documentary explores how the judgment of Southerners on this practice conflicts with traditions that are centuries long.

The Hunt and The Walk (2 Parts)

The Hunt and The Walk (2 Parts)

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Inuvialuit and Vuntut Gwichin filmmaker Dennis Allen visits the tiny village of Colville Lake near his own childhood home of Inuvik in Canada's Northwest Territories. There he meets the Kahso Go'tine, a North Slavey Dene group and one of the last remaining truly traditional people.

The Hunt: Food from the Land • The Hunt and The Walk

The Hunt: Food from the Land • The Hunt and The Walk

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To balance modern influences of technology, the Kahso Go'tine people of Slavey Lake embark on a traditional caribou hunt every autumn, dressing the meat in the traditional ways of their elders. Invuialuit and Vuntut Gwichin filmmaker Dennis Allen documents this event.

North Boys: The Story of Jimmy and Charlie

North Boys: The Story of Jimmy and Charlie

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In 1944, Charlie Post and Jimmy Dennis were both removed from their families to attend the Le Jac Indian Residential School. Just 10 years old, they never saw their families again. They share their experiences of event that illustrate why both men have spent a lifetime trying to overcome the impact of that traumatic day and the eight years that followed.

Team Spirit: The Jordin and Terence Tootoo Story

Team Spirit: The Jordin and Terence Tootoo Story

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This documentary follows the story of brothers Terence and Jordin Tootoo, respectively the first Inuit hockey players to play professionally and to make to the NHL.

The Walk: A Path to Healing • The Hunt and The Walk

The Walk: A Path to Healing • The Hunt and The Walk

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Inuvialuit and Vuntut Gwichin filmmaker Dennis Allen accompanied the Kahso Go'tine, a North Slavey Dene group of people, as they reconnected with their traditions through an historic trek over a traditional walking trail unused for 30 years.

We Dont Live in Igloos: Inuvik Youth Speak Out

We Don't Live in Igloos: Inuvik Youth Speak Out

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While the media too often focuses on Inuit youth struggling with solvent abuse and suicide, We Don't Live in Igloos goes beyond the stereotypes to ask teens in the Canadian North about their real experience.