Program: Kippinguijautiit (Things to Pass Time By): This show entertains the audience with funny and interesting stories on traditional and contemporary Inuit way of life. Kippingujautiit features northern musical talent and coverage of games and special events. Kippinguijautiit was the most popular Inuktitut language program from the audience survey conducted in 1992. Kippinguijautiit is a half-hour program for the 16 to 60 year old age group. Kippingujautiit was produced and packaged in Iqaluit with segments provided by our other production centres. 1985 – 2009 approx.
Producer: Iqaluit, Nunavut
Host: Rebecca Anaviapik-Soucie
Segment 1: The Uvagut Band of Iqaluit performs to a large audience to help raise funds for the womens’ shelter in Iqaluit.
Segment 2: Kudluk Timothy, from Pond Inlet, Nunavut, talks about the Inuit socio-political values. In those days. young people did not have any say but had to listen to instructions from those that were older.
Segment 3: Kupaak Maktarq, recounts a funny story from her youth.
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.