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Tunnganarniq Nunagijavut - Hattie Alagalak

Charmaine Komak gets a lesson in preparing seal and deer skins from Hattie Alagalak  LIVE on Tunnganarniq Nunagijavut, March 10, 2022.

ᔭᐅᒪᐃᓐ ᑯᒪᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᐊᖅᑐ ᕿᓯᓕᕆᓂᕐᒥ ᑐᒃᑐᓕᕆᓂᕐᒥᓗ Hᐊᑎ ᐊᓚᒐᕐᒥᒃ, ᓴᕿ˙ᔭᑲᐅᑎᒋᔪᖅ ᑐᖓᓇᕐᓂᖅ ᓄᓇᒋ˙ᔭᕗᑦ, ˙ᒪᔾᔨ 10, 2022.

Hattie Alagalak is an elder in Arviat Nunavut. She is originally from Coral Harbour but has been living in Arviat since 1977. Hattie has been cooking/baking since she was 14 years old, throughout the years she has been teaching other people how to make traditional and modern food. She also takes the time to teach her grandchildren and her great grandchildren on how to make traditional foods such as caribou stew and bannock. For many years she has been cooking a feast at the Glad tidings Church here in Arviat for the community to come and enjoy some food during Christmas time.


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