BL-457 How to Make a Fish Harpoon
How to make a fish harpoon – Part 1
Program name: Takuyaksat
Takuyaksat – was a Baker Lake production involving cultural activities, storytelling, hunting, sewing, and legends.
Producer: Baker Lake - Inuit Broadcasting Corporation
Host: William Noah
Location: Baker Lake
Segment 1: Samson Quinaqnaq teaches how to make a fish harpoon (kakivak). It takes time and effort to carve the bones and make sure they are cut bones properly.
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.