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: Kamiga Noah
Segment 1: Alain Iyerak skins and butchers a caribou and relates a story about a bowhead whale hunt and reminds people to treat all animals with respect.
Segment 2: Growing up near Baker Lake, Joshua Nuilaalik and other elders return to Kitikat River Crossing where they used to fish.
Segment 3: Rankin Inlet celebrates its 20th Hamlet Day Anniversary. Manitok Thompson on behalf of Rankin Inlet hamlet council, talks about the events and activities to be held.
Segment 4: Inukjuak hosts a music festival with singers John Uvaut and fiddler Charlie Toomik.
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.