Talking Maps: Arctic atlas reads out Inuit names. Who was telling me about this? Lynne (Leah?) the puppeteer?
Fraser Taylor’s atlas of Canada’s high Arctic reads out the names of the towns to you. The real names.
Cape Strathcona is Arvaaqtuuq. Peter Richards Island is Qikiqtatannak
It is, the eminent Carleton University geographer explains, a decolonization of the Nunavut map and a repatriation of the Inuit names.
like youtube for aboriginal filmmakers… so far there are some full features (atanarjuat etc), residential school testimonials, all kinds of stuff.