Qaggiq-Teachers Conferance Meeting M00794-021 _2003
Program name: Qaggiq
Qaggiq (“Gathering Place”) was a current affairs program (refers to a large igloo built for the gathering of several families).
Producer: Iqaluit - Inuit Broadcasting Corporation
Host: Rose Machmer
Location: Iqaluit, Nunavut
Segment 1: Baffin Teachers’ Conference in Iqaluit. The teachers take different workshops during this time together. One of the most exciting parts of the teachers’ conference is making a qulliq (kudlik) – stone lamp.
Host: Michael Haqpi
Location: Baker Lake
Segment 2: Michael Haqpi talks about the meeting that is happening in Baker Lake. Heather Priest from the Nunavut Wildlife Management Broad talks about a study that was done on animal harvesting.
Segment 3: This is a report about the construction of the new school in Baker Lake. Norman Attungala, chairperson of the Board of Education and Member of the Legislative Assembly, Glen Maclean are interviewed about the school project.
Segment 4: Winnie Seteenaq and John Nukik are awarded Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medals for volunteering to make their community of Baker Lake a better place to live in.
Segment 5: The beginning of an annual hockey tournament, the Avataq Hockey Tournament, is shown.
Segment 6: The people in Iqaluit protest to stop the war in Iraq.
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.