Program: Amittuqmiut (People from the Amittuqmiut Area): Amittuqmiut has a reputation for fine cinematography and excellent traditional programs. An information program, including topics such as hunting and hunting methods, sewing techniques, legends, stories and historical features. Paul Apak, one of the producers has been a member of two international expeditions as an IBC cameraman. Amittuqmiut is a half hour program for the 16 to 60 year old age group produced in Igloolik, Nunavut. Language: Inuktitut
Producer: Igloolik Inuit Broadcasting, Nunavut
Host: Zacharius Kunuk
Segment 1: Zacharius Kunuk describes the old Co-op store burning down and the construction of the new Co-op store. Zacharius Kunuk tells about the Co-op getting the cable television contract.
Segment 2: Zacharius Kunuk interviews a photographer about taking photos of students.
Segment 3: Noah Piugattuq talks about the dangers of ice thinning from ocean currents and especially near polynyas and heavy snow fall, how to make an igloo when there is no packed snow and how women make caribou clothing during fall for to prepare for winter.
Host: Jack Kadluk
Segment 4: Elijah Evaluarjuk, General contractor for Savik Enterprise, talks about transporting heavy equipment from Hall Beach to Igloolik by the ice road.
Elijah Evaluarjuk talks about relocating and rebuilding the hamlet garage, carpet cleaner rental and sealift order deliveries.
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.