Program: Qaggiq (“Gathering Place”) – is a current affairs program (refers to a large igloo built for the gathering of several families).
Producer: Iqaluit Inuit Broadcasting, Nunavut
Host: Simatuk Michael
Segment 1: The Nunavut Territory elects the first members of the Legislative Assembly. The Assembly elects their first speaker for the House.
Segment 2: Canadian Museum of Nature in Ottawa sets up a tele-conference with residents of Igloolik. The topics include Inuit traditional knowledge and the changes that have impacted Inuit after contact. Some relatives in Ottawa also get a chance to talk with their relatives in Igloolik.
Segment 3: Nunavut Tunngavik elected members are in Taloyoak to have their annual General meeting. Two new members are sworn in.
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.