Tunnganarniq Nunagijavut: Arviat - Hattie Alagalak
Host Nuatie Aggark welcomes Hattie Alagalak to the show, live from her cabin. Hattie shares some of her family history with us. LIVE on September 28th, 2023.
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.