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Bannock and a Movie: March 24, 2017

The Centre for World Indigenous Knowledge and Research would like to extend an invitation to our March instalment of Bannock and a Movie


A film by Joel Heath and the Community of Sanikiluaq (2011)

Running time Part 1: 45 minutes

Running Time Part 2: 45 minutes - April 21

Total Running Time: 90 minutes

Film:

People of a Feather


Date:
March 24, 2017

Time:
12:05 pm - 12:50 pm

Place:
Athabasca University
Peace Hills Trust Tower
10011-109 Street
12th Floor, Room 1222
Edmonton, AB.

 

Featuring stunning footage from seven winters in the Arctic, People of a Feather takes you through time into the world of the Inuit on the Belcher Islands in Canada's Hudson Bay. Connecting past, present and future is a unique relationship with the eider duck. Eider down, the warmest feather in the world, allows both Inuit and bird to survive harsh Arctic winters.

Traditional life is juxtaposed with modern challenges as both Inuit and eiders confront changing sea ice and ocean currents disrupted by the massive hydroelectric dams powering New York and eastern North America. Inspired by Inuit ingenuity and the technology of a simple feather, the film is a call to action to implement energy solutions that work with nature.

Please confirm your attendance by contacting Ivy at (780) 428-2064 or email ivyl@athabascau.ca.

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