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Takuyaksat Show 1


30 March 2015


Program name: Takuyaksat
Takuyaksat was a Baker Lake production involving cultural activities, storytelling, hunting, sewing, and legends.
Producer: Baker Lake - Inuit Broadcasting Corporation
Location: Baker Lake, Nunavut
Camera: Victor Killulark

Segment 1: This is a documentary of Saint Theresa, which is a hospital for the physically impaired in Chesterfield Inlet, Nunavut. Sister Isabel, one of the nuns who has worked there for many years, talks about the programs they offer. Old photos are shown about the history of the Catholic Church in the Keewatin region.

Segment 2: The film crew demonstrates how challenging it is to film in cold conditions and on the land.

Segment 3: A short film of Joe Issaluk from Chesterfield Inlet, Nunavut, going on a walrus hunt by boat.

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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