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Tohaknaak Ep 75A - 1989


12 February 2015


Program name: Tohaknaak
Producer: Cambridge Bay – Inuit Broadcasting Corporation
Host: James Kavana
Location: Gjoa Haven, Nunavut
Interviewer: James Kavana

Segment 1: George Porter talks about bilingual education and how it needs to be improved. He states that there needs to be more cultural programs and teachers that speak proper Inuktitut. He compares this with how the education system is in Greenland.

Segment 2: Gjoa Haven opening celebrations for the new school with drum dancing. This also shows different people taking the drum and drumming.

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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