Our Northern Citizen

Our Northern Citizen

| 29 min

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This short documentary illustrates the impact of new developments on the Inuit of Baffin Island, as well as the local reaction to the decision to move the settlement of Aklavik across the Mackenzie River.

Please note that this is an archival film that makes use of the word “Eskimo,” an outdated and offensive term.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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Our Northern Citizen, John Howe, offert par l'Office national du film du Canada

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  • réalisateur
    John Howe
  • producteur
    Grant McLean
  • producteur exécutif
    Grant McLean
  • scénario
    John Howe
    Ronald Dick
  • photographie
    Walter A. Sutton
  • montage
    Ronald Dick
  • montage sonore
    Kenneth Heeley-Ray
  • narrateur
    Douglas Wilkinson