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Uqallagvik
Uqallagvik is a radio program by and for Inuit of Ottawa.
Hosted by: Jessie Kangok, Angeline Ivalu and Janet Evic
Airs: Alternate Wednesdays from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Next broadcast: July 24th, 2019

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, Ottawa, 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 iss

Uqallagvik

Date Host Highlight On Demand
Jul. 10, 2019 Janet and Jessie Men and Gangs and Support Services in Ottawa
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Jun. 26, 2019 Angeline, Janet Uqallagvik
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Jun. 12, 2019 Janet, Jessie Uqallagvik and Ottawa Inuit; MMIWG Inquiry
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Uqallagvik

Uqallagvik (pronounced “or-kal-lag-vik”) is a radio program by and for Inuit of Ottawa. It is broadcast primarily in Inuktitut, with some English. Uqallagvik signifies “radio station” (uqallak- means “to speak” and -vik means “place of”, so in literal terms, Uqallagvik means “place to speak”). 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