Program name: Amitturmiut
Producer: Igloolik – Inuit Broadcasting Corporation
Host: Julie Ivalu
Segment 1: This video recalls a visit of some Inuit as part of an Indigenous delegation to London, England in 1988. It includes a visit to a zoo and talks about the Living Arctic Inuit exhibit and sealskin issues. Elisapee Davidee conducts interviews with a number of Inuit working at and/or organizing the exhibit. An Inuk man makes a small qamutiik (sled). Footage of Greenland including fishing is shown. Speeches are given at the British Museum of Mankind by Canadian Indigenous leaders and others.
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.