Inspired by Inuit ingenuity and the technology of a simple feather, 2011’s seminal documentary film juxtaposes traditional and modern life as Inuit from Sanikiluaq, Nunavut confront changing sea ice conditions and acts as the Arctic Eider Society’s origin story. Learn more about People of a Feather.
To celebrate the launch of SIKU, the Indigenous Knowledge Social Network and to support those at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, People of a Feather and accompanying educational package for students is now available for free below.
Subtitles: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Korean, Chinese
Learn more about what it’s like to live in Sanikiluaq Nunavut.
Learn more about the ecology of the eider duck.
Learn more about the community of Sanikiluaq, the Belcher Islands and the surrounding environment.
Behind the Scenes
See how the igloo featured in People of a Feather was made.
Watch the full SKQ music video from Arctic Records.
See how the eider skin parkas used in the film were made.
See how the seal skin kayaks used in the film were made.
Support the charitable initiatives of the Arctic Eider Society by purchasing a DVD, soundtrack or book for yourself or a friend.