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 Apak, 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: Martha Tunnuq Paksikkaq discusses how the younger generation does not follow traditional practices especially with arranged marriage.
Martha Tunnuq Paksikkaq about sharing food and other provision for those in need and performs an Ajajaa song. Jose Angutinngurniq talks about the difference in Inuit tradition and modern life and how to treat people equally.
Jose Angutinngurniq and wife Arnaqatjuaq perform an Ajajaa song.
Lucy Imingngaq describes how the younger generation needs to listen and to respect their parents and elders. Lucy Imingngaq and husband Qajaksaaq perform an Ajajaa song.
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.