Inuit culture
Inuit describes the various groups of indigenous peoples who live throughout Inuit Nunangat, that is the Inuvialuit Settlement Region of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut of Northern Canada, Nunav...
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National Aboriginal Day
National Aboriginal Day (French: Journée nationale des Autochtones) is a day recognizing and celebrating the cultures and contributions of the First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples of Canada. The da...
Kabloona
Kabloona is a book by French adventurer Gontran de Poncins, written in collaboration with Lewis Galantiere. It was first published in the United States in 1941 as a selection of the Book-of-the-Month ...
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Disc number
Disc numbers, or ujamiit or ujamik in the Inuit language, were used by the Government of Canada in lieu of surnames for the Inuit and were similar to dog-tags.Prior to the arrival of European customs,...
Qarmaq
Qarmaq (plural: "qarmat") is an Inuktitut term for a type of inter-seasonal, single-room family dwelling used by Inuit. To the Central Inuit of Northern Canada, it refers to a hybrid of a tent and ig...
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The Necessities of Life
The Necessities of Life (French: Ce qu'il faut pour vivre; Inuktitut: Inuujjutiksaq ᐃᓅᔾᔪᑎᒃᓴᖅ or ᐃᓅᔾᔪᑦᐃᒃᓴᖅ [inuːjjutikˈsaq]) is a 2008 film directed by Benoît Pilon. The film was acclaimed by...
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Inuit weapons
Inuit weapons were primarily hunting tools which served a dual purpose as weapons, whether against other Inuit groups or against their traditional enemies, the Chipewyan, Tłı̨chǫ (Dogrib) Dene, and Cr...
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Eskimo kinship
Eskimo kinship is a category of kinship used to define family organization in anthropology. Identified by Lewis Henry Morgan in his 1871 work Systems of Consanguinity and Affinity of the Human Family,...
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Pittailiniit
Pittailiniit (Inuit: ᐱᑦᑕᐃᓕᓃᑦ) refers to ritual prohibitions and taboos within Inuit culture.The Canadian Translation Bureau uses the term to refer to legal prohibitions in general.One example included...
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Inuit music
Traditional Inuit music, the music of the Inuit, has been based on drums used in dance music as far back as can be known, and a vocal style called katajjaq (Inuit throat singing) has become of interes...
Nanook of the North
Nanook of the North (also known as Nanook of the North: A Story Of Life and Love In the Actual Arctic) is a 1922 American silent documentary film by Robert J. Flaherty, with elements of docudrama, at...
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Inuksuk Point
078°10′16.68″W / 64.571861°N 78.1713000°W / 64.571861; -78.1713000 (Inuksuk Point)Inuksuk Point (Enukso Point, Inuksugalait) is small peninsula on Foxe Peninsula, Baff...
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Aboriginal whaling
Aboriginal whaling is the hunting of whales carried out by aboriginal groups who have a tradition of whaling. (The hunting of smaller cetaceans is covered at Dolphin drive hunting.)Under the terms of ...
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Artcirq
Artcirq is a collective of Inuit circus performers based in Igloolik, Nunavut, Canada. The circus began in 1998, co-founded by Igloolik Isuma Productions, a film production company, and Guillaume Sa...
Animism
Animism (from Latin animus "soul, life") is the worldview that non-human entities (animals, plants, and inanimate objects or phenomena) possess a spiritual essence.Animism is used in the anthropology ...
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Reindeer hunting in Greenland
Reindeer hunting in Greenland is of great importance to the Kalaallit (Greenland Inuit) and sporting hunters, both residents and tourists. Reindeer (caribou) are an important source of meat, and harve...
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Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit
Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit (Inuktitut syllabics: ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᔭᑐᖃᖏᑦ; sometimes Inuit Qaujimanituqangit - ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᓂᑐᖃᖏᑦ) is an Inuktitut phrase that is often translated as "Inuit traditional knowledge", "Inu...
Wumpa's World
Wumpa's World was a Chinese-Canadian television series for children which first aired on many networks including Treehouse TV, The Knowledge Channel, APTN, CCTV, TVB and TDM with approximately 35 15-m...
Akilineq
Akilineq (or Akilineq) is an Inuit language toponym meaning the opposite country, which has variously been theorized to be a mythical place, an area in northeastern North America, or possibly even Eur...
Yvon of the Yukon
Yvon of the Yukon is a cartoon television show developed by Studio B Productions and Corus Entertainment in association with Alliance Atlantis Communications. Based in the fictional town of Upyer Mukl...
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The Romance of the Far Fur Country
The Romance of the Far Fur Country is a historical documentary film portraying Arctic fur trappers in 1919 to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the Hudson Bay Company in 1920. It is one of the earl...
Inuit Broadcasting Corporation
The Inuit Broadcasting Corporation (IBC) is a television broadcasting company based in Nunavut. Its programming is targeted at the Inuit population of Nunavut and almost all of its programs are broad...
Masks among Eskimo peoples
Masks among Eskimo peoples served a variety of functions. Masks were made out of driftwood, animal skins, bones and feathers. They were often painted using bright colors. There are archeological minia...
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