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05 January 2019


Program: Qaggiq

Producer: Iqaluit Inuit Broadcasting. Nunavut
Host: Eelai Michael

Segment 1: Jimmy Ooleekatalik from Taloyoak, talks about the services and challenges in his community.

Segment 2: Asunaa Kilabuk recounts his life story. He was a child when the Hudson’s Bay Company started building the store in Iqaluit. He explains his family tree.

Segment 3: Samson Quinnarnaq from Baker Lake, talks about Inuit traditional knowledge. His story starts in the year 1924 and describes his family’s life story before outsiders arrived.

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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