Qimaivik 95-412 - Walrus Hunt, Theresa Kimaliarjuk (95-0411) _Jan 1996
Program name: Qimaivvik
Qimaivvik was a cultural show produced in Baker Lake or Igloolik, but included segments from all of IBC’s centres. Topics included: storytelling, hunting and sewing techniques, legends, language, and other traditional practices such as igloo building, etc.
Producer: Baker Lake - Inuit Broadcasting Corporation
Host: Peter Tapatai
Location: Baker Lake
Segment 1: An interview with Arsene Ivalu about walrus hunting. Arsene was one of the long-time walrus hunters – he had been doing it since childhood to provide walrus meat for everyone in his camp and other camps. It was also used for dog food.
Segment 2: Theresa Kimaliarjuk sings his father’s pisiq (song).
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.