of the Iñupiat 1961, The Duck-in
(2005, 30 min.) US
Director: Rachel Naninaaq Edwardson (Inupiaq)
Producers: Rachel Edwardson (Inupiaq), Andrew Maclean (Inupiaq)
Executive producer: Jana Harcharek (Inupiaq)
Produced by: the North Slope Borough School District
In English and Inupiaq with English subtitles.
Alaska statehood in 1959 brought federal laws to bear on the
subsistence hunting of the Inupiat of Barrow. This video documents
the community's successful protest against the government's insensitivity
to its traditional way of life.
credit: History of the Iñupiat: 1961, The
Duck-in; History of the Iñupiat: 1961, The Duck-in