Carving by Eli Sallualu Qinuajua

This 1981 carving by Eli Sallualu Qinuajua from Puvirnituq will be on exhibit at the 2017 IAS annual meeting in Corning, New York. In 1967, our conference guest, Nelson Graeburn, sponsored a contest for artists throughout the arctic to create highly imaginative works that allowed their imaginations “free rein.” The artist who created this work Read More …

Who’s Ole Gjerstad?

In his own words: Ole Gjerstad traveled the seven seas, mined for silver and logged giant Canadian timber before becoming an anthropologist, writer, radio broadcaster and filmmaker.  He founded Words & Pictures Videos/Vidéos mots & images in Montreal in 1992 and co-founded Piksuk Media in 2005. His 60-some documentaries have won many awards in Canada Read More …

Kiviuq – Secret Bible of the Inuit

Honored at Dreamspeakers International Film Festival Iqaluit, NU and Halifax, NS, June 11, 2007 – The ancient Inuit teaching story, Kiviuq, received new honors at Dreamspeakers 12th annual International Aboriginal Film & Television Festival in Edmonton. Filmmaker John Houston’s portrayal of Inuit shaman Kiviuq’s epic journey won the medal for ‘Best Documentary Film,’ one of Read More …