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In Celebration of Nunavut - Circumpolar Communities - Volume 3 - The New North with Farley Mowat

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Three videos on the unique culture that share the polar region. Volume 3 contains: The New North with Farley Mowat (95 min. 9 sec.) To southerners the Arctic may appear to be a harsh wasteland, but the people who live there know better. Join Farley Mowat on a 1987 journey through the seven Arctic nations. In Siberia, Mowat meets up with an old friend; they marvel at the region's technological and social progress but despair at the environmental devastation. In Scandinavia, the Saami describe their battle to maintain control over their land and protect their herds. in Greenland, Mowat finds a nation that has brought together the best of north and south. In Canada's Far North, there is hope for a better future, where northerners will control their own affairs.

1999, 96 min 09 s

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