Caribou Hunting Tips, Name Sakes, Igloo Building and Dog Team Travel
Host: Saimataq Michael Interviewer: Peter Tapatai Segment 1: Elders of Baker Lake gather at Igloo having caribou cooked meat. Barnabas Peryour talks about the change of caribou migration route. Segment 2: Mark and Qillaq Ijjangiaq of Igloolik talking about naming babies with namesake. Segment 3: Mark Ijjangiaq is teaching how to make Igloo. Interviewer: Saimataq Micheal Segment 4: Peter Atsiqtaq talks about when he used to be a guide for Roman Catholic, R.C.M.P. and Hudson’s Bay Company between the communities of Kimmirut, Cape Dorset and Iqaluit by dog teams.
Building An Igloo
Instructors Theo Ikummaq, David Niaquttia and Bart Hannah Kappianaq teach Ataguttaaluk School students how to survive on the land in the wintertime. Morning class learns about maps, navigation, using direction of snow drifts, stars, sun, GPS, and bringing proper essentials. Theo Ikummaq teaches how to make an igloo for shelter. Theo Ikummaq takes the students on an overnight trip and teaches students how to hunt and take care of their equipment and clothing, and learn about ice conditions.