Canada Vignettes: Vignettes from Labrador North

Canada Vignettes: Vignettes from Labrador North

| 4 min

This short film from the Canada Vignettes series chronicles the history of Labrador's Inuit and the role of the Moravian missionaries.

Please note that this is an archival film that makes use of the word “Eskimo,” an outdated and offensive term. While the origin of the word is a matter of some contention, it is no longer used in Canada. The term was formally rejected by the Inuit Circumpolar Council in 1980 and has subsequently not been in use at the NFB for decades. This film is therefore a time-capsule of a bygone era, presented in its original version. The NFB apologizes for the offence caused.

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Canada Vignettes: Vignettes from Labrador North, Roger Hart, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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Credits
  • director
    Roger Hart
  • editing
    Roger Hart
  • producer
    Andy Thomson
    Adam Symansky
  • executive producer
    Peter Katadotis
  • camera
    Andreas Poulsson