Nunavut Hip Hop Project
As part of my SSHRC funded research I, along with my research assistant Miranda Mason, visited Iqaluit and Pangnirtung in July 2007. As part of this research, we attended the week-long Alianait Festival, and met a number of hip hop groups. As part of this process, I began to understand the complexities of hip hop as a strategy for resistance, a significant act of storytelling, and a connection to global politics for young people living in the North. Written documentation about this trip and the performances below can be found in my article, "Don't Call Me Eskimo: The Politics of Hip Hop Culture in Nunavut."