Hunting With My Ancestors Episode 1: Bowhead Whale Hunt

Zacharias Kunuk, Carol Kunnuk, Kingulliit Productions, ISUMA and ISUMA

2018, 49:50 minutes, colour, Inuktitut


Inuit have hunted bowhead whales for thousands of years, using stone tools to hunt these 25 tonne mammals. In 2016, Igloolik received a tag to harvest a bowhead; the filmmakers document this hunt, shedding light on this rich history and culture of Inuit whale hunting.

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