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Uqallagvik
Uqallagvik is a radio program by and for Inuit of Ottawa.
Hosted by: Jessie Kangok 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
Apr. 17, 2024 Jessie Kangok Interview with Levina Arngak
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Apr. 10, 2024 Leena Arreak Inuktitut Music and announcements!
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Apr. 3, 2024 Jessie Kangok Interview with Ezio De Stefano
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Mar. 27, 2024 Leena Arreak Leena interviewed participant from the Tungasuvvingat Inuit annual outing to the Maple bush!
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Mar. 20, 2024 Jessie Kangok Interview with Manitok Thompson about being the first female MLA
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Mar. 13, 2024 Leena Arreak Inuktitut Music!
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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