BL-575 Modern - Traditional Instrument
Program name: Takuyaksat
Takuyaksat was a Baker Lake production involving cultural activities, storytelling, hunting, sewing, and legends.
Producer: Baker Lake - Inuit Broadcasting Corporation
Host: William Noah
Location: Baker Lake
Segment 1: Elders sing ajaaja with a drum dancer.
Segment 2: Ruth and Hugh Tulurialik sing in Inuktitut during a concert.
Segment 3: Elders tell stories about their earlier days.
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.