Program name: Tohaknaak
Producer: Cambridge Bay – Inuit Broadcasting Corporation
Location: Cambridge Bay, Nunavut
Host: James Kavana
Segment 1: This is a short 1987 documentary about the Holman Art Shop in Holman Island (Ulukhaktok). Agnes Nanogak shows her prints and talks about each drawing. Stencil artist, Mary Havaktot (sp?) demonstrates her print technique. The shop manager talks about the art techniques.
Segment 2: George Ohana, one of the carvers from Holman Island, talks about his carvings. Other artists also talk about the benefits of the arts and crafts shop, which was opened in 1963.
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.