Exposé of Canada’s Inuit exile shame

{ "b" : "The Long Exile," , "cite" : "by Melanie McGrath, Fourth Estate, €25."}

23rd September, 2006

{ "b" : "The Long Exile," , "cite" : "by Melanie McGrath, Fourth Estate, €25."}

Over 80 years after the release of Robert Flaherty’s Nanook of the North, the public’s perception of the Inuit people of northern Canada is still influenced by the silent film, which portrayed them as brave, resilient and, most of all, happy with their simple existence.

As a result, many will be shocked by The Long Exile, in which Melanie McGrath reveals...

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