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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
Jun. 22, 2022 Jessie Kangok Jessie interviews Nelly Kusugak about her late husband, Jose Kusugak and interviews Marie-Hélène Cousineau, writer, director and co-founder of Arnait Video Productions
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Jun. 15, 2022 Jessie Kangok Jessie interviews Deantha Edmunds • Inuk Soprano about her CD!
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Jun. 8, 2022 Jessie Kangok Jessie interview's Jeela Palluq-Cloutier about her books and Inuktitut announcements.
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Jun. 1, 2022 Jessie Kangok Jessie interview's Celina Kalluk of her book Sweetest Kulu.
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May. 18, 2022 Jessie Kangok Jessie interview's Gerri Sharpe on her appointment as the new president of Pauktuutit, Inuit women in Canada.
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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