Keeping the Inuit Way of Life Alive in a Changing World

In Northeastern Canada, a traditional Inuit hunter, carver, and guide is watching the world change before his eyes. In Keeper of the Flame, Derrick Pottle shares the meaning behind the Inuit way of life and why he continues the traditions of his culture.

See more from DOT DOT DASH and follow filmmaker Jason van Bruggen on Vimeo and Instagram @jasonvanbruggen. Meet Derrick in the Arctic with Adventure Canada.


The Short Film Showcase spotlights exceptional short videos created by filmmakers from around the world and selected by National Geographic editors. We look for work that affirms National Geographic's belief in the power of science, exploration, and storytelling to change the world. The filmmakers created the content presented, and the opinions expressed are their own, not those of National Geographic Partners.

Keeping the Inuit Way of Life Alive in a Changing World

In Northeastern Canada, a traditional Inuit hunter, carver, and guide is watching the world change before his eyes. In Keeper of the Flame, Derrick Pottle shares the meaning behind the Inuit way of life and why he continues the traditions of his culture.

See more from DOT DOT DASH and follow filmmaker Jason van Bruggen on Vimeo and Instagram @jasonvanbruggen. Meet Derrick in the Arctic with Adventure Canada.


The Short Film Showcase spotlights exceptional short videos created by filmmakers from around the world and selected by National Geographic editors. We look for work that affirms National Geographic's belief in the power of science, exploration, and storytelling to change the world. The filmmakers created the content presented, and the opinions expressed are their own, not those of National Geographic Partners.