Documentary explores changing Canadian Arctic
- Lead production assistant and co-developer Johnny Kudluarok, director Joel Heath and lead character Simeonie Kavik of “People of a Feather.”— Submitted photo by Joel Heath
- Eider ducks dive below the sea ice to eat mussels and urchins. Bearing the warmest feather in the world, the ducks do not migrate south in the winter, congregating on areas of open water around the Belcher Islands called polynyas.— Submitted photo by Joel Heath
- Sanikiluaq residents Dora and Rebecca Kavik find an eider nest. They’re collecting eider down that will be used to fill warm winter parkas. — Submitted photo by Joel Heath
- Traditional igloo life on the Belcher Islands, where eider duck clothing was they key to keeping warm. For the first time in many years, three generations are wearing traditional clothing, created for “People of a Feather.” — Submitted photo by Joel Heath
- A male and female eider take flight. Instead of migrating south, Hudson Bay eiders spend winter in the sea ice, providing a source of food and clothing for local Inuit throughout the year. — Submitted photo by Joel Heath
- A newly-hatched eider duckling on the Belcher Islands. — Submitted photo by Joel Heath
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- Jason Herbert, Esq.
- - January 9, 2013 at 12:06:00
Very cool. Please keep the media/info flowing! Tnx!
- - January 8, 2013 at 11:28:09
I can't wait to see it! And one correction for the Corner Brook screening. It's playing Thursday night, and not Wednesday. College of the North Atlantic Room 1008
- Marion LeBlanc Peritz
- - January 7, 2013 at 11:06:39
Great and revelant information. I would like to know when a DVD of the film will be avaulable for purchase? Congratulations to Joel Heath for his work on such a project. firstname.lastname@example.org