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.
Jaaji Opik and Joshua Haulli
Jaaji Okpik is one half of the musical duo of Twin Flames. He has toured across Canada and the Arctic and won Aboriginal Songwriters of the year at the Canadian Folk Music Awards in 2016. Joshua Haulli is a young musician from Igloolik. Joshua had the opportunity to play his original music for Jaaji and receive guidance from the more experienced musician.
ARTCIRQ is an Inuit circus performance collective based in Igloolik, Nunavut. It was co-founded in 1998 by Guillaume Saladin, several circus artists from Montreal and youth from Igloolik. Its activities provide Inuit youth with a vehicle for creative expression that maintains strong links to Inuit traditions and performance styles such as acrobatics, juggling, clowning, throat singing, drum dancing and music.
Madeleine Allakariallak and Shauna Seeteenak
Shauna Seeteenak is a talented and well known female rapper and throat singer from Baker Lake now living in Iqaluit. Madeleine Allakariallak has been singing since she was a child, starting in the church choir. The two women get together to talk about their careers and different styles of singing.
Daniel Kolola, Joshua Qaumariaq, Gustin Adjun and Calvin Pameolik
This episodes displays the talent of three young musicians. Daniel and Joshua are from Iqaluit and Gustin is from Kugluktuk.