Join Aaju Peter for the International Polar Year: Focus on Nunavik

Join Adventure Canada, the National Film Board, IPY and Aaju Peter this Saturday for a discussion of Inuit culture and art in Montreal!
From April 26 to 28, visitors to the NFB’s CineRobotheque will have a chance to discover Inuit culture by taking part in a gamut of free activities and screenings that showcase Nunavik. Each screening will be followed by a discussion with the guest directors and preceded by a presentation by multidisciplinary artist Aaju Peter. Attendees will also have a chance to taste Arctic herbal teas offered by the Avataq Cultural Institute.

When:Saturday, April 28
Where: CineRobotheque
1564 St-Denis Street (Métro Berri-UQAM)
Montreal, Quebec
H2X 3K2
Time: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.: Unikkausivut – A selection of short Inuit films for the entire family.

Followed by:
Tunniit: Retracing the Lines of Inuit Tattoos
Alethea Arnaquq-Baril | Unikaat Studios Inc. | 2010 | 50 min | In English and Inuktitut with English subtitles

The screening will be followed by a meeting with Aaju, who also participated in the film and will share her knowledge of Inuit culture and art.

You can also join Aaju in her hometown of Iqaluit during our upcoming Alianait Arts Festival program, June 28 – July 5, 2012. For more information, please contact Sheryl at

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