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In Celebration of Nunavut - Inuit Arts - Volume 3

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Five videos featuring Inuit artists and their stunning work, from ivory carving to film animation. This series also focuses on traditional crafts like igloo building and kamik sewing. Volume 3 contains: Arctic Stone Carvers (from Eye Witness No.71) (4 min.) A portrait of the art and technique of Innu sculptor Naiomaloak, from northern Quebec. (1955); Canada Vignettes: Inuit Pipe (1 min. 30 sec.) A close-up, detailed look at the figures incised into an outstanding ivory pipe. (1979); Eskimo Arts and Crafts (18 min.) We visit communities on Baffin Island and Southampton Island to learn about the skills that go into building kayaks, carving ivory and sewing boots and clothes. (1944)

1999, 28 min 19 s

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