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E1-472 Kikkik [videorecording (DVD)] / Inuit Broadcasting Corporation ; story: Elisapee Karetak, David Karlak, Annacatha Aulatjut ; director, Martin Kreelak ; producer, Ole Gjerstad ; written by Ole Gjerstad and Elisapee Karetak.

Gjerstad, Ole. (Added Author). Kreelak, Martin. (Added Author). Karetak, Elisapee. (Added Author). Karlak, David. (Added Author). Aulatjut, Annacatha. (Added Author). Makitta. (Added Author). Aglukark, Susan. (Added Author). Lumb, Janet. (Added Author). Giancola, Dino. (Added Author). Inuit Broadcasting Corporation. (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Camosun College Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Lansdowne Library E 99 E7 K56 2003 (Text) 26040003229719 Media Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Ottawa] : Inuit Broadcasting Corporation, c2003.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A one-hour English version of Kikkik was produced by Ole Gjerstad and Elisapee Karetak and broadcast in 2000 on WTN, garnering two Gemini Award nominations." --website of Inuit Broadcasting Corporation.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Theme song, Makitta; performed by Susan Aglukark; executive producer, Debbie Brisebois; camera, Andrei Khabad ... [et. al.]; editors, Louise Cot©♭, Albert Kimaliayuk, David Stonier; original music, Janet Lumb and Dino Giancola
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator, Elisapee Karetak
Summary, etc.:
During the 1950's famine in the Canadian Arctic, Kikkik, an Inuk woman, killed a man in self-defense and then found herself in the position of having to leave two of her five children on the tundra. She was tried for murder and criminal negligence and subsequently acquitted. Kikkik E1-472 focuses on the impact to the Ahiarmiut community when they were relocated - the tragedy that led to the famine and the deaths at Henik Lake in the winter of 1958. Kikkik E1-472 unwraps the memory of the few surviving elders, and Elisapee's siblings Annacatha and Karlak.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, full-screen presentation.
Language Note:
In English or Inuktitut
Subject: Kikkik > Trials, litigation, etc.
Inuit > Northwest Territories > Nunavut > Social conditions.
Inuit > Northwest Territories > Psychology.
Inuit > Northwest Territories > Nunavut > Economic conditions.
Inuit > Social life and customs.
Indians of North America > Northwest Territories > Psychology.
Indians, Treatment of > Canada.
Famines > Canada, Northern.
Rankin Inlet (Nunavut) > Economic conditions.

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