Inuit Broadcasting Corporation

A window to the arctic

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.


Duration: 21:36

Series: IBC Archives

Channel: Inuit Broadcasting Corporation

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