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Games of the North

$75.00 (includes public performance rights)

For thousands of years, traditional Inuit sports have been vital for survival within the unforgiving Arctic. Acrobatic and explosive, these ancestral games evolved to strengthen mind, body and spirit within the community.

Follow four modern Inuit athletes as they reveal their unique relationship to the games and compete across the North. As unprecedented change sweeps across their traditional lands, their stories illuminate the importance of the games today.

Educational Resources: Viewer Discussion Guide; Educational Guide
Program Length: 27 minutes
Production Staff: Executive Producer: Steven Wounded Deer Alvarez (Mescalero Apache/Yaqui/Upper Tanana Athabascan); Director: Jonathon Stanton
Production Companies: Starseed Media Inc. in association with the Alaska Native Heritage Center
Format: DVD
Public Broadcast Release: April 2011

Closed Captioning Included

Tags: alaska, sports, games, inupiaq

Product ID: GOTN-11-H

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