Program name: Kippinguijautiit (Things to Pass Time By): This show entertains the audience with funny and interesting stories on traditional and contemporary Inuit way of life. Kippingujautiit features northern musical talent and coverage of games and special events. Kippinguijautiit was the most popular Inuktitut language program from the audience survey conducted in 1992. Kippinguijautiit is a half-hour program for the 16 to 60 year old age group. Kippingujautiit was produced and packaged in Iqaluit with segments provided by our other production centres. 1985 – 2009 approx.
Producer: Inuit Broadcasting, Iqaluit, Nunavut
Host: Rebecca Anaviapik- Soucie
Segment 1: Jukeepa Aulaqiaq and Blandina Makkik discuss their trip to Russia and compare culture, lifestyle, living quarters and eating habits.
Segment 2: Thomas Tiktak Senior recalls a comical incident on his return from caribou hunting when he was frightened with the thought that something had hopped on his sled In reality it was only his caribou parka waving in the wind and a caribou leg bouncing off the snow.
Segment 3: Siberian Yupik perform drum dancing and ajaaja songs.
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.