Rita Mike and Elisapee Isaac
Elisapie Isaac travels to Iqlauit to meet with Rita Claire Mike. Elisapie is a popular Canadian singer, broadcaster and documentary filmmaker. Elisapie and Rita Claire sit down and write a song which they perform at the end of the show.
Colleen Aasivak Nakashuk and Beatrice Deer
Beatrice Deer is an Inuk singer from Quaqtaq, Quebec. She joined Colleen Aasivak Nakashuk in Iqaluit to talk about her singing career. She provided singing advice to young artist Colleen Aasivak Nakashuk.
In 1985 the Igloolik rock band Northern Haze released their first record. The have performed in festivals across the North and the 1986 Expo in Vancouver. We talk to the band members about their 30+ year musical career.
Jerry Cans are the most active musical band based in Iqaluit traveling all over the world. A fusion of folk, rock, reggae, throat singing, fiddle and accordion they perform original songs and popular cover songs in Inuktitut. Led by couple Nancy Mike and Andrew Morrison who are raising 2 daughters within this heavily musical family. We talk to Nancy about her unique band, how she began her career and her musical inspirations.
Kelly Frazer is a young singer, songwriter and guitarist. She travels to communities to teach music and give her energetic performances. She talks about her inspiration in song writing.
Susan Arlukarq and Mary Poisey
Mary Poisey, from Pangnirtung started singing when she was very young. She performs at the Alianait concert in Iqaluit and talks about her singing career. We meet up with Susan Aglukark in Rankin Inlet. Susan talks about how she began singing as a child and how she decided to make a career out of music.
Arctic Style Finger Food
Rebecca Veevee and Malaya Qaunirq Chapman prepare Arctic finger foods. They made musk ox meatballs, fish balls, tapenade and curry aioli.
Rebecca Veevee and Malaya Qaunirq Chapman prepare a rabbit caught by a young hunter. The menu includes rabbit stew with a side of baked sweet potatoes and blueberry scones.
Rebecca Veevee and Malaya Qaunirq Chapman prepare a red Thai curry caribou heart soup and for dessert there’s tapioca pudding with fruit.
Rebecca Veevee and Malaya Qaunirq Chapman prepare portabello mushrooms risotto with fried arctic char and side green salad.