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...
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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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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Inuit diet
Inuit consume a diet of foods that are fished, hunted, and gathered locally. According to Edmund Searles in his article "Food and the Making of Modern Inuit Identities," they consume this type of diet...
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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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Aboriginal Peoples Television Network
Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (more commonly referred to as APTN) is a Canadian broadcast and Category A cable television network. APTN airs and produces programs made by, for and about Aborig...
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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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Burial tree
A burial tree or burial scaffold is a tree or simple structure used for supporting corpses or coffins. They were once common among the Balinese, the Naga people, certain Australian Aborigines, and som...
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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...
Qargi
Qargi (by the Inupiats), Qasgi or Qasgiq (by the Yup'iks), Qaygiq (by the Cup'iks), Kashim (by the Russians), Kariyit, a traditional large semisubterranean men's community house (or communal men's hou...
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The Savage Innocents
The Savage Innocents is a 1960 film, adapted from the novel Top of the World by Swiss writer Hans Rüesch.The screenplay was mainly written by its director, Nicholas Ray, who shot the film in the Cana...
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Nalukataq
Nalukataq (naluk- 'to throw it underhand; to toss it up' + kataq) is the spring whaling festival of the Iñupiat Eskimos of Northern Alaska, and is characterized most famously by the Eskimo blanket tos...
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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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Siqqitiq
Siqqitiq (meaning transforming one's life, more specifically adopting Christianity) is the ritual of converting Inuit with shamanist beliefs to Christianity. This is usually accompanied by ritualistic...
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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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Inuktitut (magazine)
Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ) is a Canadian Inuit magazine produced by the Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami and Beat Studios. The magazine, now available quarterly (four times a year), is published in Inuktitut (syllabic...
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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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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