Media Kit

This page is for the media or anyone who has an interest in Abraham Ulrikab's story. You will find information related Polar Horizon's publications In the Footsteps of Abraham Ulrikab and Voyage With the Labrador Eskimos, 1880-1881. The media coverage sections also include coverage received by the documentary film Trapped in a Human Zoo: Based on Abraham's Diary.

Feel free to browse, look around and to download what you need. If there is something you are looking for but can not find, do not hesitate to contact us.

You can also find the latest information about our research project In the Footsteps of Abraham Ulrikab at : www.abrahamulrikab.com

 


 

Media Coverage - Texts published in English language medias

 

Trapped in a Human Zoo: Nain man retraces steps of Labrador Inuit in documentary - CBC Newfoundland (St. John's, NL), 2016-02-12

Trapped in a Human Zoo examines tragedy - Star Week (Toronto, ON), 2016-02-06

Bringing the Inuit Home  - Canada's History (February-March 2016) (Winnipeg, MB) - extension to the feature published in the paper version of the magazine

The long journey home - Up Here Magazine (November 2015) (Yellowknife, NT)

Abraham Ulrikab: The Filming of the Documentary - Above & Beyond Magazine (November 2015), 2015-10-29

Eight Labrador Inuit trapped in a 19th century human zoo - Intercontinental Cry (Winnipeg, MB), 2015-08-26

Homecoming, Arctic in Context - World Policy Institute (New York), 2015-08-05

Homecoming, Inuktitut magazine Spring 2015 (Ottawa, ON), 2015-08 (please refer to the following blog post for clarifications)

Remains of Abraham Ulrikab may be returned to Labrador, CBC North, 2015-05-13

French museum holds Inuit skeletons, Winnipeg Free Press, 2015-03-02 (reprint of the article from The Economist)

Canada's Inuit: A long road home, The Economist, 2015-02-28

Remains of Labrador Inuit found, The Labradorian (Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL), 2014-11-27

On Display and in a hot seat: ‘Exhibit B,’ a Work About Human Zoos, Stirs Protests, The New York Times (NY, USA), 2014-11-26 (mention of the finding of the Labrador Inuit's remains and of the potential repatriation)

Video of the week - On display, The Arctic Journal (Greenland), 2014-11-21

Longed to come home: Killed by smallpox in 1881, the remains of five Labrador Inuit are uncovered in Paris, Labrador Life (Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL), Fall 2014

Labrador Inuit Exploited, The Telegram (St. John's, NL), 2014-05-17

A Tragic Trail from Labrador to Europe, The Telegram (St. John's, NL), 2013-03-27

 

Media Coverage - Radio and Television Interviews

Johannes Lampe and France Rivet's interview with Anna Maria Tremonti, host of The Current (CBC Toronto), 2016-02-11

France Rivet's interview with Matt McCann (CBC Labrador Morning, Happy Valley-Goose Bay), 2016-01-28

France Rivet's interview with Kevin Kablutsiak, host of Qulliq (CBC Iqaluit, ), 2015-09-01

Daytime Ottawa (Ottawa, ON), 2015-05-20 (interview starts at 36:25. Can only be accessed by clients of Rogers.)

France Rivet's Interview with Loren McGinnis - The Trailbreaker (CBC North, Yellowknife, NT), 2015-05-15

CBC Nunavut (Iqaluit, NU), interview with Ezra Arnakaq aired on the show Qulliq of 2014-11-26 .

APTN National News (Winnipeg, MB), aired on 2014-11-19 (Look for video named APTN National News November 19, 2014. The interview starts at about 15:35)

Nature Of Things Crew Filming Abraham Story, OK Society (Nain, NL), 2014-09-16

 

Media Coverage - Texts published in French language medias

see Trousse médiatique

 

Media Coverage - Texts published in other languages

Mørkt kapitel i Labradors inuithistorie på film, Kalaallit Nunaata Radioa (Greenlandic Broadcasting Corporation), 2016-02-09 (in Danish)

Paggivittami naggueqatigiit Inuit pillugit filmi takuteqqaarneqarpoq, Kalaallit Nunaata Radioa (Greenlandic Broadcasting Corporation), 2016-02-09 (in Greenlandic)

Auf den Spuren der Labrador-Inuit von 1880/1881, Spitzbergen-Groenland, 2015-03-11 (in German)

Inuits do Canadá: uma longa jornada de volta (Estadão), Una (in)certa antropologia, 2015-03-04 (in Portuguese)

Bortførte Inuit kommer snart hjem til Labrador, Kalaallit Nunaata Radioa (Greenlandic Broadcasting Corporation), 2014-09-04 (in Danish)

Inuit aallarussat timaat Labradorimut angerlartinneqalersut, Kalaallit Nunaata Radioa (Greenlandic Broadcasting Corporation), 2014-09-04 (in Greenlandic)

 


 

Blog Posts

Polar Horizons' blog posts about Abraham Ulrikab's story

Pacific Tranquility Blog  - To see that it was feasible to put the tragic events of 1880 behind and have a conversation was very inspiring - Q&A with author France Rivet by Steven Buechler, 2015-04-02

Pacific Tranquility Blog  - The Face of the "Human Zoos" - book review by Steven Buechler, 2015-03-15

Biosphere Environmental Education Blog - Trapped in a Human Zoo: An interview with France Rivet (part 3) - by Shelley Ball, 2015-02-19

Biosphere Environmental Education Blog - Why the "Trapped in a Human Zoo" story was so important to tell: An interview with France Rivet (part 2) - by Shelley Ball, 2015-02-14

Biosphere Environmental Education Blog - Trapped in a Human Zoo: An interview with France Rivet (part 1) - by Shelley Ball, 2015-02-13

 


 

Press Releases
 

Announcing the winners of the 2015 People Land Truth Awards (International Cry Magazine, 2015-10-02)

Public Consultation on the development of Policy on the Repatriation of Human Remains and Burial Objects from Archaeological Sites in Nunatsiavut (Nunatsiavut Government, 2015-06-09)

Remains of Seven Labrador Inuit Exhibited in European Zoos Uncovered (Canada Newswire, 2014-11-18)

 


 

Biography

Author - France Rivet

Translator - Hartmut Lutz: 27 years of commitment to Abraham's story

 


 

One Pager

In the Footsteps of Abraham Ulrikab

Voyage With the Labrador Eskimos, 1880-1881

 


 

Book Synopsis

In the Footsteps of Abraham Ulrikab

Voyage With the Labrador Eskimos, 1880-1881

 


 

Book Reviews Excerpts

In the Footsteps of Abraham Ulrikab

Voyage With the Labrador Eskimos, 1880-1881

 


 

Sample Chapter

In the Footsteps of Abraham Ulrikab

Voyage With the Labrador Eskimos, 1880-1881

 


 

Photos

Library of photographs in 72 dpi and 300 dpi (author, book covers, logo, ...)

 


 

Sample Interview Questions

Sample Interview Questions
 


Contact information sheet