Kipinguijautiit- Seal Hunting M00795-013 _2002
Program name: Kippinguijautiit
Kippinguijautiit (Things to Pass Time By): This program entertains the audience with funny and interesting stories on traditional and contemporary Inuit way of life. Kippinguijautiit features northern musical talent and coverage of games and special events. Kippinguijautiit was the most popular Inuktitut language program from the audience survey conducted in 1992. Kippinguijautiit is a half-hour program for the 16 to 60 year old age group. Kippinguijautiit was produced and packaged in Iqaluit with segments provided by our other production centres.
Producer: Rosie Simonvalvy and Martin Kreelak – Inuit Broadcasting Corporation
Host: Saimataq Michael
Camera: Jimmy Papatsie, David Poisey, Martin Qilak (Kreelak)
Segment 1: Taloyoak Inuit seal hunt in the spring. Tony Ittungat said the best time to go seal hunting is the month of June, because the harbour seal pelts from that time tan beautifully and naturally.
Segment 2: Mary Anaruaq tells stories of the times that she went fishing.
Location: Baker Lake
Segment 3: Victoria Qiyugyuk tells a story of the first time women started sewing wall hangings in 1970. She is a Baker Lake artist who sews wall hangings – it’s a hobby for her that she gets paid for.
Segment 4: The Kinngait Band playing.
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.