Posts Tagged ‘How to Build an Igloo’

So You’re #MovingToCanada, Eh?


Thinking about #MovingToCanada? Here’s a mini crash course in a few things you need to know before you trek North.


Inuit Culture, Living History


Ensure your students have a good grasp of intercultural studies by using the world’s largest inuit films collection and its study guide.


6 Short Films to Watch on National Aboriginal Day


Enjoy 6 short films from our collection which celebrate different cultures and traditions in honour of National Aboriginal Day on Sunday, June 21, 2015.


How to Build an ᐃᒡᓗ


This is a guest post written by Laurence Desrosiers-Guité, NFB Education Specialist, and Dan Thornhill, Coordinator of Technical Support, NFB Education. The word “igloo” originates from iglu, meaning “house” in Inuktitut, the language of the Canadian Inuit. Written references to igloos date back to the 16th century. Inuit hunters used them as temporary houses during the cold


Inuit audiovisual legacy project Unikkausivut – Sharing our Stories kicks off in Ottawa


On Wednesday November 2, the NFB and its many partners (including the Inuit Relations Secretariat of Indian and Northern Affairs Canada and the Government of Nunavut’s Depatment of Education) launched the first phase of Unikkausivut – Sharing our Stories, an ambitious project aiming to gather, restore, and make available the Film Board’s vast collection of


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