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Games of the North [videorecording] / a film by Jonathan Stanton ; a Starseed Media production in association with Alaska Native Heritage Center and a co-production of Native American Public Telecommunications and KCTS-Television.


"For thousands of years, traditional Inuit sports have been vital for surviving the unforgiving Arctic. Acrobatic and explosive, these ancestral games evolved to strengthen mind, body and spirit within the community. Following four modern Inuit athletes reveals their unique relationship to the games as they compete across the North. As unprecedented change sweeps across their traditional lands, their stories illuminate the importance of the games today"--Container.

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (30 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: [Seattle, WA] : Starseed Media, Inc. : c2011.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Container has c2010.
"Major funding is provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB). Addtional funding is provided by the Rasmuson Foundation, Arctic Slope Regional Corporation and Education through Cultural Historical Organizations (ECHO).
Formatted Contents Note:
Ancient culture -- Coffee with Grandma -- Home with Big Bob -- David's journey -- Arctic Winter Games -- Continuing traditions.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Producer/director, Jonathon Stanton ; executive producer, Steven Wounded Deer Alvarez ; associate producer/co-creator, Phillip Kill'aq Blanchett ; director of photography, Greg Bernstein ; editor, Cleven Ticeson ; Sini Salminen, art direction ; Torin Jacobs, music.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator: Joy Harjo.
All-Alaskan cast: David Thomas, Jesse Frankson, Elizabeth Rexord, Brian Randazzo, John Miller III, Big Bob Aiken.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, NTSC, stereo 2.0.
Language Note:
In English; subtitles in English. Closed-captioned. Subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).
Subject: Inuit > Games > Videorecordings.
Inuit > Social life and customs > Videorecordings.
Inuit > Alaska > Videorecordings.
Indians of North America > Games > Videorecordings.
Inuit > Sports > Alaska.
Inuit > Games > Alaska.
Inuit > Alaska > Social life and customs.
Indian athletes > Alaska.
Sports > Alaska > Videorecordings.
Eskimos > games > Videorecordings.
Arctic Winter Games > Videorecordings.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Arctic regions > Videorecordings.
Alaska > Videorecordings.
Genre: Documentary films.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Northwest Indian College.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Lummi Library FRDVD 543 E 99 .E7 G3 2011 280713 FR DVD Available -

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