Takuyaksat Ep 12 _1987
Program name: Takuyaksat
Takuyaksat was a Baker Lake production involving cultural activities, storytelling, hunting, sewing, and legends.
Producer: Baker Lake – Inuit Broadcasting Corporation
Host: Martin Qilak
Camera: Martin Qilak
Location: Baker Lake
Segment 1: Drop-in Centre programs in Baker Lake – when Debbie Gilmen first moved to Baker Lake, she noticed that young children didn’t have much to do on the weekends, so she decided to do something about it. She started a drop-in centre to help eliminate vandalism with funding from the Nunatsiaq (NWT) Government.
Segment 2: Jacob makes an igloo (igluvigaq) describing how and showing which type of snow is the best to use for the igloo’s blocks.
Segment 2: A women’s hockey team plays hockey. Martin Qilulaaq interviews hockey players.
Segment 3: The point of view of Inuit about the separation of Nunavut from the NWT.
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.