Documetary on Inuit Dog Slaughter During the 1950’s to 1970’s Debuts in Nunavut, Canada

Qimmit: A Clash of Two Truths, probes the historic slaughter of thousands of sled dogs — an essential part of Inuit life and culture — in the Canadian Arctic from 1950 to 1970.For the documentary, directors Joelie Sanguya and Ole Gjerstad spoke to Inuit in Nunavut who say the RCMP deliberately killed the dogs, as part of a federal government policy to force Inuit to shed their semi-nomadic way of life and move into western settlements.Read the full story here.


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