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  • Qaggiq - Dog Slaughter

    Segment 1: In the 1950s and ‘60s, the RCMP in the Inuit communities shot the dog teams (dog slaughter). This is one of the main agenda items at this meeting of the Inuit Circumpolar Conference. About a thousand dogs were shot. This incident hindered the traditional way of life. Elders are seen ta...

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    Qaggiq (“Gathering Place” - refers to a large igloo built for the gathering of several families). This program is IBC’s journal on news and current affairs. Weekly stories range from the streets of Iqaluit where housing is scarce, to legislation in the halls of Parliament Hill and beyond to Inu...

  • Qimaivvik 5507

    Segment 1: Interview with Thomas Ugyuk – he says that the only time they were able to shop for food supplies was when the ice formed and they could go by dog team. This was only possible once a year because there weren’t any planes, and the only ship also came once a year.

    Segment 2: Josie Papa...