Program name: Kippinguijautiit (Things to Pass Time By): This show entertains the audience with funny and interesting stories on traditional and contemporary Inuit way of life. Kippingujautiit 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. Kippingujautiit was produced and packaged in Iqaluit with segments provided by our other production centres. 1985 – 2009 approx.
Producer: Inuit Broadcasting, Iqaluit, Nunavut
Host: Ooloosie Kolola
Segment 1: Leetia Ineak discusses making puppets for IBC’s Takuginai program.
Segment 2: Residents of Rankin Inlet celebrate the opening of the new Nunavut Arctic College in Rankin Inlet with traditional games.
Segment 3: Remi Nokkitok of Rankin Inlet discusses how he won an award winning fish.
Segment 4: Lucy Iliktaaq Iqaliyuq of Taloyoak recalls comical incidents where she banged her head on a door.
Segment 5: Looee Nowdlak (Arreak) of Pangnirtung, performs some songs and describes how she got started as a singer.
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.