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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
Jul. 21, 2021 April Akeagok Uqallagvik
available
Jul. 7, 2021 Jessie Kangok Interview with Jack Anawak and clips from We were so far away and Inuktitut Music
available
Jun. 23, 2021 Janet Evic and April Akeeagok Guests: Susan Aglukark, Meeka Kakudluk
available

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