The NFB is committed to respecting your privacy

We use cookies to ensure that our site works efficiently, as well as for advertising purposes.

If you do not wish to have your information used in this way, you can modify your browser settings before continuing your visit.

Learn more
Skip to content
Your request could not be processed.
Playlists
Please note that you can no longer create or edit a playlist. Learn more.
Access your playlists

Embed this code on your site

Video player width

by Reset
New release
Coming 
None

The Annanacks (Inuktitut version)

2011 29 min
Leaving soon

This short documentary depicts the formation in 1959 of the first successful co-operative in an Inuit community in Northern Québec. The film describes how, with other Inuit of the George River community, the Annanacks formed a joint venture that included a sawmill, a fish-freezing plant and a small boat-building industry.

We're sorry, this content is not available in your location.
Your rental expires on
None
You've already purchased this film.
Download it from My purchases.
Not available
Campus
The Annanacks (Inuktitut version)

Details

This short documentary depicts the formation in 1959 of the first successful co-operative in an Inuit community in Northern Québec. The film describes how, with other Inuit of the George River community, the Annanacks formed a joint venture that included a sawmill, a fish-freezing plant and a small boat-building industry.

Enjoy the NFB experience on your favourite device. 

Education

Ages 13 to 14
Have students explore the immensely rich oral culture of the Inuit. Their way of life is extremely difficult to reproduce in southern regions, because of the more temperate climate, but it can be worthwhile to organize an activity outside, in the woods. For example, gather around a campfire and listen to storytellers, chosen among the students, as they tell folk tales based on the daily life of Canada’s Inuit. There are many easy-to-use websites dedicated to preserving the collective memory of the Inuit.