QAGGIQGATHERING PLACE

from the story tellers series

Zacharias Kunuk
Nunavut 1989 | 58 Min. | BetaSP, OmeU
Q&A with: Marie-Helene Cousineau

A late-winter Inuit camp in the 1930’s. Four fam­i­lies build a qaggiq, a large com­mu­nal igloo, to cel­e­brate the coming of spring with games, singing and drum danc­ing. A young man seeks a wife. The girl’s father says no, but her mother says yes.…