Above & Beyond Feature: Ann Meekitjuk Hanson’s retrospective on IBC

Johnny Needs A New Home

by Ann Meekitjuk Hanson

It stood there, alone, high on top of a three-legged pole in the middle of the room. We, the community workers, volunteers and social workers were invited for the unveiling of this object. People sat in chairs or stood against the wall in anticipation, not saying a word. We just stared at it. We were told it was a video camera. This was in the winter 1970. Full article with Inuktitut and photos

“Johnny Needs A New Home” © courtesy of Above & Beyond/Canada’s Arctic Journal May/June 2013  www.arcticjournal.ca    issuu.com/Arctic_Journal


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