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With a background in community access media and media training, George Lessard has worked in print, broadcast radio and television and in educational media. He considers himself an artist in electronic and digital media. Born and brought up in Montreal, in Canada, his work has taken him to Toronto, Vancouver, Banff and Calgary; Inuvik, Fort Smith and Yellowknife NWT (where he currently lives); Salluit, Nunavik (Arctic Quebec) and Arviat, Nunavut. He's been posted internationally to Beijing, China; Nassau, the Bahamas; La Paz, Bolivia; Butare, Rwanda; Chelyabinsk, Russia and Berhampur, Odisha, India. These days in Yellowknife, he's producing live webcasts and YouTube videos of community events and mentoring young photographers around the NWT.

Inuit communities document their climate-change knowledge and experience

| July 6, 2013
On Facebook Idle No More posted a link. 2 hours ago near Los Angeles, CA

Inuit Communities Document Their Climate Change Knowledge and Experience
[Inspired by a posting on Facebook]

Idle No More on #FB "...shared a link. 2 hours ago near Los Angeles, CA..."
"… Nunavut-based director Zacharias Kunuk (National Museum of the American Indian, NMAIIMDb (Atanarjuat The Fast Runner) and researcher and filmmaker Dr. Ian Mauro (Seeds of Change) have teamed up with Inuit communities to document their knowledge and experience regarding climate change. This new [21 January, 2009] documentary, the world’s first Inuktitut language film on the topic, takes the viewer “on the land” with elders and hunters to explore the social and ecological impacts of a warming Arctic…."

Search Listing on the IsumaTV http://www.isuma.tv website for "Mauro"

"...New Inuit Knowledge and Climate Change Video Trailer
Here's our new project video trailer. It's a short summary of some of the incredible stories we've been hearing over our past month of filming in Pangnirtung, Resolute Bay and Iqaluit.
Over the next couple of months, we'll be working through the footage, and will be posting full interviews and edited thematic videos here on our project website for you to enjoy. Please stay tuned - we promise to bring you some of the most compelling Inuit-focused climate change discussion available…"

"…Ian Mauro's Blog on Inuit Knowledge and Climate Change…"

"…VIDEO Ian Mauro IKCC on PBS…"

"...Q&A video from IKCC Churchill Interactive Event
Inuit Knowledge and Climate Change was screened in the northern community of Churchill, Manitoba, on November 5th, 2010. This was our second public screening of the film…."

"… IKCC - Interview with Ian Mauro - Interview via skype with Ian Mauro discussing recent screenings of the Inuit Knowledge and Climate Change film in Churchill, Winnipeg and Ottawa…."

"…Here's a conversation with co-directors Zacharias Kunuk and Ian Mauro that can be downloaded and used for Q and A after film screenings…."

"…Aboriginal Midwifery Video UPLOADED BY Ian Mauro…"

"… imagineNATIVE Live Webcast - Technical Note: Sound volume improves after the first few minutes. Q&A with filmmakers Zacharias Kunuk and Ian Mauro following the world premiere of Isuma's new film Qapirangajuq: Inuit Knowledge and Climate Change online live from the Al Green Theatre at the imagineNATIVE Film Festival in Toronto Saturday October 23, 2010…"

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