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Qimaivik Ep 5507 - Thomas Ugyuk, Josie Papatsie _Nov 1995


08 May 2015


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: Peter Tapatai – Baker Lake - Inuit Broadcasting Corporation
Host: Peter Tapatai
Location: Baker Lake

Segment 1: Interview with Thomas Ugyuk – he says that the only time they were able to shop for food supplies was when the ice formed and they could go by dog team. This was only possible once a year, because there weren’t any planes, and the only ship also came once a year.

Segment 2: Josie Papatsie tells a story about the time when caribou migrated out to east.

Segment 3: Tautunngi tells part of the legend about Ilimarasugjuk.

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.

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