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Annabella Piugattuk (born December 19, 1982 in Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada) is a Canadian Inuit actress, notable for her role in The Snow Walker. Piugattuk was raised in Igloolik, a village with a population of 1286 in the Nunavut territory of Canada. Since starring in The Snow Walker she has moved to Vancouver, British Columbia.
She was approached by a casting agent about auditioning for The Snow Walker while at a dance with some friends in Igloolik. Like the character she portrays in The Snow Walker, she is an Inuit throat singer, and can fish, hunt seal and walrus, and make clothing out of caribou hides. For her role in The Snow Walker, Piugattuk received a Genie nomination as best supporting actress in 2004.
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