One Day in the Life of Noah Piugattuk (Trent University)

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Nozhem First Peoples Performance Space presents Indigenous Films Online; Available from Monday, February 22 to Sunday, February 28, 2021

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Film synopsis: In April 1961, John Kennedy is America’s new President, the Cold War heats up in Berlin and nuclear bombers are deployed from bases in arctic Canada. In Kapuivik, north Baffin Island, Noah Piugattuk’s nomadic Inuit band live and hunt by dog team as his ancestors did when he was born in 1900. When the white man known as Boss arrives at Piugattuk’s hunting camp, what appears as a chance meeting soon opens up the prospect of momentous change. Boss is an agent of the government, assigned to get Piugattuk to move his band to their homeland to settlement housing and send his children to school. Piugattuk wants no part in the Canadian experience but life as he knows it is about to change forever.

http://www.isuma.tv/movies/noah-piugattuk

You can read the script in English on the Isuma website here: http://www.isuma.tv/noah-piugattuk/script-english?og_last=159742

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