11 March 2020


Program name: Qimaivvik – was an Igloolik cultural show including storytelling, hunting and sewing techniques, legends, language, igloo building, etc.
Producer: Inuit Broadcasting, Igloolik, Nunavut
Host: Verna Kadluk

Segment 1: Mike Bruce of Rankin Inlet, describes about what games children used to play, like uatamannaa, pretending to harpoon seal, tilluujjuq, iglukisaaq (juggling) while singing, ajagaq(bilboquet), ujauttaq,(rope game).

Segment 2: Matthew Kunangnat of Baker Lake, talks about safety in the workplace, including wearing safety glasses, gloves and welding googles.

Segment 3: John Nukik of Baker Lake, talks about the hardship of hunting while growing up.

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.

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