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NEWS: Nunavut June 09, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Photo: Tanya Tagaq’s soundtrack to Nanook of the North

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Throat singer Tanya Tagaq of Cambridge Bay on stage at the Luminato festival in Toronto June 10, with the film Nanook of the North as a backdrop. Tagaq performed a soundscape she was was commissioned to do in 2012 as an audio stream for Robert Flaherty's 1922 silent film, which depicts the family life of an Inuk man who Flaherty called Nanook in the Inukjuak area of what is now called Nunavik. Tagaq just released her third album, Animism. (PHOTO BY SARAH ROGERS)
Throat singer Tanya Tagaq of Cambridge Bay on stage at the Luminato festival in Toronto June 10, with the film Nanook of the North as a backdrop. Tagaq performed a soundscape she was was commissioned to do in 2012 as an audio stream for Robert Flaherty's 1922 silent film, which depicts the family life of an Inuk man who Flaherty called Nanook in the Inukjuak area of what is now called Nunavik. Tagaq just released her third album, Animism. (PHOTO BY SARAH ROGERS)

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