Igloomiut Ep 9 _1987
Program name: Igloomiut
Igloomiut was a program for a general audience. It highlights interesting elder/traditional stories and features traditional music such as ajaaja and drum dancing.
Producer: Baker Lake – Inuit Broadcasting Corporation
Host: Peter Tapatai
Location: Baker Lake
Segment 1: Nellie, a teacher, reads a book to her students in Inuktitut, entitled: “Gilbert and the Bicycle.”
Segment 2: A woman from Russia visits Nunatsiaq communities to observe and find out about the differences between Yakutsk children and Inuit children in terms of culture and background, and between the respective Education Acts.
Segment 3: A young man drum dances to ajaaja.
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.