Okpik: Little Village in the Arctic

Saturday, February 18, 2023 at 12:00 pmYukon Theatre

Okpik: Little Village in the Arctic is a stunning and eye-opening documentary about one family’s pursuit to becoming fully self-sufficient, living off the land in a remote location on the north end of the Mackenzie River.

Using local materials and traditional knowledge Inuit/Gwich’in Hunter, Kylik Kisoun Taylor will re-establish and re-imagine the lost practice of building an Inuvialuit log house with a sod roof with the intention of creating housing security in his traditional territory of the Beaufort Delta.  Kylik builds his future at his off-grid camp and creates an opportunity for language and cultural revitalization.

Proceeded by the short film Le Loon Ranger des Huard, dir. Paul Davis, 2022, Yukon, 23 minutes

In Canada's North-West a library worker caught up in the opioid crisis, observes loons by bike, canoe and by snorkeling. As a result of his obsession, the loons call to him in places and times far from their normal habitat and seasonal migratory patterns. 

In French with English subtitles.

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