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Tohaknaak Ep 90A - 1989


12 February 2015


Program name: Tohaknaak
Producer: Cambridge Bay – Inuit Broadcasting Corporation
Host: Sarah Green
Location: Cambridge Bay

Public Meeting Host: James Kavana
Segment 1: Hunters and Trappers Association Public meeting in Cambridge Bay.

The film is documented in Inuinnaqtun.

Items of discussion: the meat plant, policies regarding wildlife.

Segment 2: Interview with Upsaqtaun - The Netsilingmiut dialect is used in its original form. A) Legend about a raven, B) Legend about a ptarmigan.

Segment 3: A group of people from Cambridge Bay went to Edmonton to learn about square dancing. They are shown here in a dancing lesson with country music as the background music.

Segment 4: Inuktitut Rap song - “Don’t sniff gas”

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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29m 51s


Arctic, arctic char, butchering meat, Canadian Inuit, caribou, fish net, Fisheries and Oceans, IBC, Inuit Broadcasting Corporation, legends, Meat Plant, muskox, Netsilingmiut, Nunavut, polar bear, square dancing




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