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Chroniques de notre terre natale - Si l’on veut se marier, il faut apprendre à construire un igloo

Chroniques de notre terre natale - Si l’on veut se marier, il faut apprendre à construire un igloo

| 5 min

Fidèle à l’esprit du classique de l’ONF, Comment construire votre iglou, paru en 1949, ce court métrage documentaire nous présente Dean Ittuksarjuat, occupé à bâtir la traditionnelle habitation inuk. De la première entaille du couteau à neige, à la sculpture de l’entrée une fois posé le dernier bloc sur le toit, nous observons ce fascinant processus de l’intérieur et de l’extérieur.


Credits
  • direction
    Allen Auksaq
  • producer
    David Christensen
  • text
    Allen Auksaq

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Education

Ages 9 to 17

Indigenous Studies - Identity/Society

Before screening the film, discuss the possible meanings of its title. What skills are required before marriage? During the screening, ask students to record the steps involved in building an igloo. After viewing the film, discuss the knowledge and skills required to build an igloo. Assign students to small groups to research the connection between having the ability to build an igloo and getting married. Also have each group use a storyboard to represent the narration for the film.

Chroniques de notre terre natale - Si l’on veut se marier, il faut apprendre à construire un igloo
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