Qimmit: A Clash of Two Truths Clip 1 Qimmit: A Clash of Two Truths offers an overview of the changes experienced by the Inuit from 1950-1970 with their loss of sled dogs and semi-nomadic lifestyle. A controversial issue at the time, many Inuit still believe that their dogs were deliberately killed by the RCMP as part of government policy to force them off the land.
Frank Tester's Arctic Ramblings: The Ennadai Inuit... →
In the summer of 1950, Ahairmiut living at Ennadai Lake were relocated to Neultin Lake to the south and east of Ennadai Lake in the southern interior of the Kivalliq region. Silas Ilungijuk, one of the Elders working with us on the Nanisiniq project, was a young boy at the time. He experienced this move. It is a story that Peter Kulchyski and myself wrote about in our book Tammarniit (Mistakes)...
Worked in Arctic in 1950s and now living in the...
If you, or anyone that you know: ■once worked in the Eastern Arctic during the time period of 1950s ■lives in the Toronto- Ottawa region We would like to interview them for the Nanisiniq: Arviat History Project. We are interested in hearing from individuals who worked and spent time in the Eastern Arctic/ Kivilliaq Region (Rankin, Baker Lake, and Arviat/Eskimo Point). This may include civil...
Qimmit: A Clash of Two Truths
The Museum of Anthropology presents an NFB film screening: Qimmit: A Clash of Two Truths Tuesday, January 18 at 7pm This film presents an overview of the changes experienced by the Inuit from 1950-1970 with the loss of their sled dogs and semi-nomadic lifestyle. A controversial issue at the time, many Inuit still believe that their dogs were deliberately killed by the RCMP as part of ...
Amy Owingayak: Interview Review: Eva and Jobe... →
amy-owingayak: The group had interviewed two elders, man and wife, and it was very interesting to listen to what they had to say. First, they tell us when they were born and where they were raised. Eva was born on June 1, 1924 and was the only child living with her parents and Jobe, her husband was born Janurary…
Paddy: Memories of the past in Ennadai Lake →
innik: We interviewed 2 elders who were relocated in 1957, There are more inuit games than I thought, there were quite a few that they demonstrated. I didn’t know that they used to gamble way before Playing Cards exist up here in the North. When they’re gambling they bet food, tools, dog sleds, dogs,…
Hivulivut: Elder Interview →
hivulipta: We had the opportunity to meet and greet two Elders yesterday, Job and Eva Mukyungnik (my in laws). Did a family interview. Patrick was our camera man, myself, Joseph and Amy were the interviewers. We had a great time and their stories were very interesting. Father in law was born when only…
arluq: Long ago, before there were any white people upnorth, people were not allowed to live near the path of the Caribou when they arrive to the inuit land, because every summer they walk through the same path, and people did not go hunting right away as soon as they arrive, people waited for awhile for the Caribou gets abit fatter and their fur gets abit thicker