Program: Qaggiq (“Gathering Place”) – is a current affairs program (refers to a large igloo built for the gathering of several families).
Producer: Iqaluit Inuit Broadcasting, Nunavut
Host: Judy Lee
Segment 1: The Countdown to 1999, Leaders’ Summit. Territorial Leaders including Ron Irwin, Minister of Indian and Northern Affairs are present. Jimmy Onaalik is representing Inuit Youth and his main presentation is on the topic of gender parity for the new Government of Nunavut. He also presents other issues that are important to the Inuit youth.
Segment 2: Interviewer: Leo Subgut
Kivalliq Regional meeting on suicide prevention and drugs and alcohol abuse in Naujat, Nunavut. Each community is represented in the square dance completion. Elders and others say a short statement on the issues of suicide prevention and also speak out against drugs and alcohol abuse.
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.