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: Simon Quasa
Segment 1: Scenes of group of men hunting and butchering walrus by boat.
Pauloosie Qulittalik discusses when is the best time to hunt walrus, what supplies need to bring out hunting, how to skin, butcher and cache walrus, how to navigate using the sun and ocean currents, how to predict weather by cloud formation.
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.