Program name: Qimaivvik – was an Igloolik cultural show including storytelling, hunting and sewing techniques, legends, language, igloo building, etc.
Producer: Iqaluit and Baker lake Inuit Broadcasting
Host: Saimata Michael
Segment 1: Baker Lake residents Elisapee Paungat and Peggy Aitauq recall their nomadic childhood days. They also discuss and demonstrate plants that are good for making tea.
Segment 2: Josie Kusugak and his family go spring camping with his in-laws in Rankin Inlet.
Segment 3: Ningiuraapik Siutiapik explains the harvesting and parts of clams.
Segment 4: Mary Siutiapik demonstrates how to make clam stew.
Segment 5: Taloyoak residents use a fish weir to spear arctic char in the suputi (rock across the river.)
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.