Posts Tagged ‘North’

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Remembering Acclaimed Inuit Artist Kenojuak Ashevak

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Kenojuak Ashevak, one of Canada’s most acclaimed graphic artists, died yesterday at the age of 85. At the time of her death, the Inuit art pioneer was living in a wood-frame house in Kinngait (Cape Dorset) on Baffin Island, not far from the igloo where she was born, in a camp area known as Ikirisaq. more »

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Unikkasivut: Artisans from the shadows… and the cold

The Craft

This post was translated from French. Most of you have seen our legendary short film How to Build an Igloo, but not many of you are aware of the scope of the NFB’s collection of films on the Inuit. The NFB currently houses 110 unique films that depict this northern people and document life in more »

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