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Tuktu and his Eskimo Dog

A very nice short documentary about the life of a Inuit family with his Eskimo Dog. (14 minutes…) This short docu-fiction film illustrates how traditionally dogs were used by the Netsilik Inuit, in winter and summer. We see puppies and sled dogs used as pack animals. Eskimo dogs were also used for hunting, being particularly skilful […]

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Documentary: “Qimmiq, Canada’s Arctic dog”

An interesting 1982 documentary shot in Yellowknife about Bill Carpenter’s project to save to Canadian Eskimo/Inuit Dog Breed. The Eskimo dog, the Qimmiq, has been an integral part of northern Canadian life for almost two thousand years. Archival photographs and film footage illustrate how this hard-working purebred was used for hunting, pulling sleds and keeping […]

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Inuit Sled Dog International

Inuit Sled Dog International, by Madame Genevieve Montcombroux is one of the most trustful and complete sources of information about Canadian Inuit Dogs. Quoting their website, the goal of ISDI is: The Inuit Sled Dog International  has for its goal the preservation of this ancient arctic breed in its purest form as a working dog. The […]