Qaggiq-War Walk M00794-015 _2003
Program name: Qaggiq
Qaggiq (“Gathering Place”) was a current affairs program (refers to a large igloo built for the gathering of several families).
Producer: Iqaluit - Inuit Broadcasting Corporation
Location: Iqaluit, Nunavut
Host: Rose Machmer
Location: Iqaluit and Igloolik
Segment 1: Alexina Kublu talks about the protest against the war in Iraq by the United States. This protest happened across Canada. Iqaluit protestors are seen walking with signs. Igloolik also joins the protest against the war.
Segment 2: The National Aboriginal Health Organization meets in Ottawa. Mary Alainga talks about the organization and explains what they do to support Aboriginal Peoples across Canada.
Segment 3: Minnie Audla Freeman talks about her book that was recently published.
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.