Urban Inuk (OPL Human Library 2013)
Annotation:A retelling of an Inuit legend of love, jealousy, murder and revenge in the Igloolik region, focusing on two brothers: Atanarjuat (the Fast Runner) and Amaqjuaq (the Strong One).
Annotation:"Since 2004 Wapikoni Mobile has been giving young aboriginals the opportunity to speak out using video and music. The following 10 films were made with the guidance of these travelling studios and are a mosaic of rich, contemporary and original works."
Annotation:Ashley Anowiak is in search of a murderous polar bear that may be real or mythical. The only thing for certain is that what she discovers will change her life - and her community's - forever.
Annotation:L'histoire de Tivii, un chasseur inuit atteint de tuberculose, quitte la Terre de Baffin et sa famille pour aller se faire soigner dans un sanatorium de Québec. Sans repères, ne comprenant pas le français, l'autochtone fugue mais est bientôt retrouvé dans une cabane, épuisé. De retour à l'hôpital, il est aidé par Kaki, un orphelin inuit qui, ayant été élevé par des Blancs, peut servir d'interprète à Tivii.
Annotation:An examination of the Canadian, urban-aboriginal experience based on the voices of native peoples, this study focuses on innovative community-based solutions being created and run by and for urban aboriginal people. Set primarily in Winnipeg's inner city, this sourcebook examines such topics as aboriginal involvement in community development, adult education, and the mainstream political process.
Annotation:Presents a documentary on the life of an Inuit family pitting their strength against a vast and inhospitable Arctic. Juxtaposes their struggle for survival against the elements with the warmth of the little family as they go about their daily affairs.
Annotation: The fourth in the Meg Harris series follows Meg's adventures into the Canadian Arctic as she searches for the truth about the disappearance of her father when she was a child.
Annotation:In August 1880, businessman Adrian Jakobsen convinced eight Inuit men, women, and children from Hebron and Nakvak, Labrador to accompany him to Europe to be "exhibited" in zoos and Völkerschauen (ethnographic shows). Abraham, Maria, Noggasak, Paingo, Sara, Terrianiak, Tobias, and Ulrike agreed, partly for the money and partly out of curiosity to see the wonders of Europe, which they had heard about from Moravian missionaries.