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Chroniques de notre terre natale - Inngiruti : la chose qui chante

Chroniques de notre terre natale - Inngiruti : la chose qui chante

| 5 min

Dans ce court métrage documentaire filmé à Pangnirtung, au Nunavut, deux aînés se remémorent les danses qui avaient lieu dans leur communauté il y a 50 ans. L’un d’eux, le maître de l’accordéon Simeonie Keenainak, ne tarde pas à faire retentir une musique entraînante. Keenainak célèbre les plaisirs de la musique et de la danse, pour le plus grand bonheur de la famille, des amis et de la communauté entière.


Credits
  • direction
    Nyla Innuksuk
  • producer
    David Christensen
  • text
    Nyla Innuksuk

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Education

Ages 9 to 17

Indigenous Studies - Arts

Before screening the film, discuss Inuit music and the instruments typically used to perform it. Instruct the students to determine where the documentary was shot as they watch the film. Ask students to find out where “the thing that sings” originated. Discuss the significance of the ship mentioned in the film. Assign students to small groups to research the Inuktitut language and the syllabics used in its written form. Use the Inuktitut syllabics to write short sentences about Pangnirtung.

Chroniques de notre terre natale - Inngiruti : la chose qui chante
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