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Kamik - DVD ONF/NFB


Catalogue Number:  NFB527239
Producer:  National Film Board Of Canada
Producers:  Joe MacDonald, Ches Yetman
Directors:  Elise Swerhone
Producing Agencies:  National Film Board of Canada (Montreal), Office national du film du Canada (Montreal)
Subject:  Arts, Documentary, Education, First Nations Studies, Geography, Indigenous Peoples, Science, Women's Studies
Language:  French
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1989
Running Time:  14:38
Closed Captions:  Yes


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Ulayok Kaviok is one of the last of a generation of Inuit, born and bred on the land, but her skills in making the sealskin boots called kamik may soon be lost in the cultural transformation overtaking her community. Ulayok and her family, like many Inuit today, strive to balance two very different worlds. Kamik offers a glimpse of those worlds and the thread one woman weaves between them.


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