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16 March 2019


 Program: Qaggiq (“Gathering Place”) – is a current affairs program (refers to a large igloo built for the gathering of several families).

Producer: Iqaluit Inuit Broadcasting, Nunavut
Host: Lorretta Kanatsiaq

Segment 1: A beached bowhead whale that was attacked by killer whales near Igloolik, is butchered.

Segment 2: Ben Kovic, representing Nunavut Wildlife Board talks about the quota of polar bears for the Baffin Region.

Segment 3: Language Commissioner Eva Areak, gives an update on the Inuktitut language in Nunavut. She also explains her role as a commissioner.

Segment 4: Individuals and elders from Baker Lake explain what they expect of a political leader.

Segment 5: Abraham Tagalik reports on how icebergs can be made into bottled water.

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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