Children of the Arctic is a portrait of five Native Alaskan teenagers coming of age in Barrow, Alaska - the northern-most community of the United States. As they embark on their journey into adulthood, they strive to be both modern American kids and the inheritors of an ancient whaling culture. For the Iñupiat teenagers of Barrow growing up has become more complicated than it was for their ancestors who named this place “Ukpiagvik” (“a place to hunt snowy owls”). They are the descendants of a culture that has endured for more than a millennium on this isolated, but now rapidly changing tundra.

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Studio
Envi Films
Genre
Documentary
Released
Copyright
© 2014 Envi Films

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Additional
French (Subtitles), German (Subtitles), Spanish (Subtitles)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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