Takuyaksat Show 97 - Nov 1985
Program name: Takuyaksat
Takuyaksat – was a Baker Lake production involving cultural activities, storytelling, hunting, sewing, and legends.
Producer: Baker Lake Inuit Broadcasting Corporation
Host: Victor Qilulaaq (Killulark)
Location: Baker Lake
Segment 1: When Inuit were sick, they used to get sent down to Chesterfield Inlet to St. Theresa Hospital, an industrial home (run by the Grey Nuns), since there was no care available where they came from.
Segment 2: Instruction on how to prepare and organize everything for making a video – editing, producing, etc.
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.