Program: Amittuqmiut (People from the Amittuqmiut Area): Amittuqmiut has a reputation for fine cinematography and excellent traditional programs. An information program, including topics such as hunting and hunting methods, sewing techniques, legends, stories and historical features. Paul Apaak, one of the producers has been a member of two international expeditions as an IBC cameraman. Amittuqmiut is a half hour program for the 16 to 60 year old age group produced in Igloolik, Nunavut. Language: Inuktitut
Producer: Igloolik Inuit Broadcasting, Nunavut
Host: Julie Ivalu
Segment 1: Annie Kappianaq, Madeline Ivalu and Therese Qillaq discuss midwifery, taboos and proper procedures before, during and after pregnancy.
Nurse Bob Vanause talks about expectant mothers visiting the hospital in Iqaluit during certain stages of pregnancy for health and safety reasons. Lucasi Ivvalu explains why expecting mothers have to go to Iqaluit to have babies.
The Inuit Broadcasting Corporation, established in Canada's territory of Nunavut, has been producing Inuit language video, by, for and about Inuit since 1981. This video is from their collection and has been made available on the Internet for your enjoyment through funding provided by the Government of Canada and the Government of Nunavut.