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The Experimental Eskimos
The Experimental Eskimos

THE EXPERIMENTAL ESKIMOS

Directed by Barry Greenwald
Canada, 2009
Documentary

Synopsis

In the early 1960s the Canadian government conducted an experiment in social engineering. Three young Inuit boys were separated from their families in the Arctic and were sent to Ottawa, to live with white families and to be educated in white schools.Their identity and culture was brushed aside.

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Synopsis

In the early 1960s the Canadian government conducted an experiment in social engineering. Three young Inuit boys were separated from their families in the Arctic and were sent to Ottawa, to live with white families and to be educated in white schools.Their identity and culture was brushed aside.