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The Inuvialuit people the Inuit of the Western Arctic traditionally used songs and chants to tell stories and share their culture. Each of the dances has a meaning, but I can’t remember what they all are Schweig admitted his knowledge about the Inuvialuit is limited to what he has read dru, books.

After almost two decades,the trip back sparked some memories for Schweig, now Inuvialuit drum dancers even inuivk for Prince William and Kate during their visit to Canada last summer.

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I also took some video but I won’t put that up until tomorrow. He was walking down the street and a guy told him a producer was looking for Indians to act in a low-budget film. Sadly, not long ago, drum dancing seemed to be dying out.

The two got talking and before long Schweig realized he must be related to Thrasher. Some of the children performing.

He was her cousin. The end of a men’s dance.


The name given to him xrum birth was Ray Thrasher. After that movie he got a video tape of his best scenes, found himself an agent and eventually wound up in the Last of jnuvik Mohicans. His father was in the Navy and they moved from Inuvik to Bermuda. Schweig said his adoptive grandmother told him who his birth mother was. I am a southern Canadian embarking on a northern adventure at the Top of the World.

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After decades of contact with foreigners, many Inuvialuit had forgotten how important drum dancing was. However, last night I was lucky enough to watch a traditional Inuit drum dance, put on by the Inuvik Drum Dancers, and I wanted to quickly post some pictures. Dancers would act out the adventures and accomplishments of their ancestors accompanied by the beat of caribou skin drums. He left Inuvik at the age of six with his adoptive parents almost 20 years ago. That is where he got his first start as an actor.

When he was 16 years old Schweig left home and headed for Toronto. Schweig said he had a strange feeling that he might never meet his mother after a dream he had when he was Author I am a southern Canadian embarking inyvik a northern adventure at the Top of the World. Gender stereotypes exist in every culture! My favourite was a mixed dance where the men played the part of seals, and the women were seagulls who were swooping down and inuvi them.


Schweig, figuring he could act, went in and then landed the lead in the picture. But last week, when she met Eric Schweig from the “Last of the Mohicans”, there was no question in her mind. It has been a busy but interesting week, with 3 full days of community meetings, which explains why I haven’t been faithful innuvik blogging. Florence Raddi never realized she had a cousin who was a rising movie star.

Than one day in Vancouver,where he now lives, he met Willie Thrasher on the street. Powered by Create your own unique website with customizable templates.

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But at 6 months, he was adopted by a German father and French mother. Schweig was the natural son of former Inuvik and Yellowknife resident Margaret Thrasher.

But three days later,his birth mother died and he was too late. Raddi was just one drun several relatives who Schweig met for the first time.

In the dream he was walking towards a house where he could see a woman that he knew was his mother but when he was 5 feet from the open door it slammed shut.

Schweig said he has several different options right now and expects to be busy in late spring.