Arctic Defenders


The largest land claim in Western civilization began in 1968 with a radical Canadian Inuit movement. The remarkable story behind the creation of Nunavut reveals the dark side of Canada’s attempt at northern sovereignty. It charts director John Walker’s return to the High Arctic he first explored as a wide-eyed teenager and conveys the hope and inspiration of the determined Inuit who changed the rules of the game.

Cast/Participants: John Amagoalik, Oo Aqpik, Tagak Curley, Aaju Peter

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