Arctic Shadows: The Arctic Journeys of Dr. R. M. Anderson

Arctic Shadows: The Arctic Journeys of Dr. R. M. Anderson

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Dr. Rudolph Martin Anderson spent seven winters and ten summers north of the Arctic circle in his
career as an Arctic scientist. This documentary salutes his contributions to conservation, Arctic science and cultural knowledge from three different expeditions.

Dear PETA: What the seal means to the Jerry Cans

Dear PETA: What the seal means to the Jerry Cans

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"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.

Ednas Bloodline

Edna's Bloodline

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Edna Elias, the former Commissioner of Nunavut Canada, received an email from Fredrik Norberg, a distant relative in Sweden. He wanted to learn more about Petter Norberg, Edna's great grandfather who had left Sweden in the late 1800's and then settled in Canada's far North.

 

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.

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.