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Grade 12 World Cultures: Cultural Expressions

Resouces supporting the Ontario Curriculum for grade 12 World Cultures. Students will learn to research and understand cultures from around the world.

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 | 4 min

In this evocative short documentary, Inuk singer-songwriter and humanitarian Susan Aglukark weaves together stories of artistry, family, and belonging as she explores the complex cultural shifts of the last 50 years of Inuit life. Turning her lens on the turbulence of colonial transition, director Nyla Innuksuk examines the forces that shaped Aglukark's voice and how that voice is now being translated for a new generation of Inuit artists.

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Vistas: Button Blanket by

 | 3 min

This short impressionist documentary looks at the creation of a Button Blanket by integrating the performance of a traditional dance with the art of the West Coast Heiltsuk Nation.