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Kipinguijautiit-Return of the Sun M00795-019 _2003


20 May 2015


Program name: Kippinguijautiit

Kippinguijautiit (Things to Pass Time By): 
This show entertains the audience with funny and interesting stories on traditional and contemporary Inuit way of life. Kippinguijautiit 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. Kippinguijautiit was produced and packaged in Iqaluit with segments provided by our other production centres. 1985 – 2009 approx.

Producer: Iqaluit - Inuit Broadcasting Corporation
Host: Simatuk Michael

Location: Igloolik, Nunavut
Segment 1: Pacome Qulaut talks about the return of the sun celebrations, which have been going on for 10 years.

Location: Iqaluit
Segment 2: Ashoona Kilabuk talks about the first contacts with the new civilization.

Location: Pangnirtung
Segment 3: The Pangnirtung Music Festival ends this video.

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.

Key Words: music, drums, return of the sun celebrations, Nunavut, Arctic, Canadian Inuit, IBC, Inuit Broadcasting Corporation


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