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Broken promises : the High Arctic relocation

Author: Patricia V TassinariGeorge HargraveErna BuffieTeresa De LucaJocelyne ClarkeAll authors
Publisher: Montreal : Nutaaq Média Inc. : National Film Board, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1953, Inuit from Port Harrison, now Inukjuak, Quebec, were relocated to new settlements in Resolute Bay and Grise Fiord, in the Northwest Territories, only one of a series of relocations. Slumping process in the fur market, the Inuit's chief source of income, and a need to increase settlement in the Artic to protect Canada's sovereignty, were factors in the government's decision. Archival footage and interviews  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia V Tassinari; George Hargrave; Erna Buffie; Teresa De Luca; Jocelyne Clarke; Barrie Howells; Nutaaq Média, Inc.; National Film Board of Canada.; Telefilm Canada.
OCLC Number: 71768550
Notes: VHS format.
NFB order number: 113C 9194 099.
Title also in Inuktituk.
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Includes English subtitles, some sequences in Inuktituk.
"Produced by Nutaaq Média Inc. with the participation of Telefilm (Canada)"--credits.
Credits: Director of photography, Stephen Reizes; music composer, André Vincelli; archival research, Jocelyne Clarke; titles, Val Tordori.
Description: 1 videocassette (52 min. 7 sec.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: High Artic relocation
Responsibility: Nutaaq Média Inc. in co-production with the National Film Board of Canada ; director, Patricia V. Tassinari ; writer, narrator, Erna Buffie ; editor, Teresa de Luca ; producers, Barrie Howells, George Hargrave.

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In 1953, Inuit from Port Harrison, now Inukjuak, Quebec, were relocated to new settlements in Resolute Bay and Grise Fiord, in the Northwest Territories, only one of a series of relocations. Slumping process in the fur market, the Inuit's chief source of income, and a need to increase settlement in the Artic to protect Canada's sovereignty, were factors in the government's decision. Archival footage and interviews with survivors tell of the hardships the Inuit endured.

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