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Uqallagvik
Uqallagvik is a radio program by and for Inuit of Ottawa.
Hosted by: Janet Evic, Jessie Kangok, Angeline Ivalu and Leena Arreak
Airs: Every Wednesday from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Uqallagvik is an Inuit radio program broadcast mainly in Inuktitut, with some English. Uqallagvik seeks to promote the Inuktitut language right here in our Nation's Capital, to our Inuit community, as well as Inuit culture and traditional and contemporary Inuit music. Uqallagvik’s goal is to amplify the Inuit voice in the city of Ottawa by creating a place for diverse conversations on issues...

Uqallagvik

Date Host Highlight On Demand
Oct. 5, 2022 Janet Evik A replay of September 16, 2020 with Janet Interviewing Beatrice Deer and The Twin Flames!
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Sep. 28, 2022 Jessie Kangok Jessie interviews Beverly Illauq and Ben Illauq about Isaruit Inuit Arts Creators' Conference that is being held here in Ottawa.
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Sep. 21, 2022 Muckpaloo Ipeelie Muckpaloo interview's Pitsiulala Lyta about urban living.
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Sep. 14, 2022 Jessie Kangok A replay of April interviewing Meeka Kakudluk. Awesome Inuktitut Music!
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Aug. 31, 2022 Muckpaloo Ipeelie Muckpaloo interview's Jeannie Pealow and Elizabeth Alainga about urban living.
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Uqallagvik

Uqallagvik is a radio program by and for Inuit of Ottawa. It is broadcast primarily in Inuktitut, with some English. Uqallagvik signifies “radio station” The station is a place for Inuit of all ages to share stories, discuss issues, and promote Inuktitut in the city. The station features Inuit music, news and public discussions in Inuktitut. It seeks to connect Ottawamiut with their families and friends in the north, and to increase the profile of Inuit among the non-Inuit community in Ottawa.

Uqallagvik is the first radio program in Ottawa by and for Inuit in Inuktitut. It is the second Inuktitut radio program in Southern Canada, after Nipivut in Montreal. Uqallagvik airs every second Wednesday from 11:00am to 12:00pm.

For more information, email uqallagvik@outlook.com