The Second Arctic Winter Games

Canada, 1972

Film
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The Games included many sports seen in Olympic competition, plus others—for example, pirautaqturniq, the Inuit skill of hitting an object with a ten meter-long sled dog whip. This film captures the all-out participation in the week-long events hosted by Whitehorse, capital of the Yukon, with competitors from all over the Arctic including Alaska, and with observers from the Soviet Union.

Credits

producer

Dennis Sawyer

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:28:07:00

Colour

Colour

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