Pualuk is a short documentary about a series of Inuit seal skin mitt-making workshops held at EKATI diamond mine.
The purpose of these workshops and others like it, was to introduce BHP Billiton's multi-national employees to local aboriginal culture through a fun, hands-on learning experience; sewing a pair of Pualuk (seal skin mitts).
Kugluktuk elders Alice Ayalik and Kate Inuktalik spoke about the importance of seal to their people as an integral part of Inuit culture, life on the land, clothing, and a source of nutrition.
This film is dedicated to the Copper Inuit and the community of Kugluktuk.
© BHP Billiton Canada
Produced by Artless Media, 2011