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A Boy Among Polar Bears

Documentary in which Apak Taqtu, a young Inuit boy, wants to follow in his father Andrew's footsteps and learn to be a wildlife guide and hunter.

The enchanting story of Apak Taqtu, a young Inuit boy who makes his first trips out on the Arctic sea-ice with his father. He learns the skills essential to survival in this hostile wilderness - building igloos, travelling by dog sled, hunting seals and narwhals, and avoiding the unwelcome attention of polar bears. A stunning portrait of the Canadian high Arctic, one of the coldest yet most beautiful places on our planet, through the eyes of the remarkable people who call it home.

50 minutes

Broadcasts

  • Tue 15 Feb 2005 20:05
  • Tue 15 Mar 2005 02:20
  • Sun 20 Mar 2005 18:10
  • Sun 18 Jun 2006 20:00