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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
Jan. 25, 2023 Jessie Kangok Jessie Kangok interview's Louise Flaherty about making of ARCTIC SONG (ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ ᐃᖖᒋᒐᖅ) with NFB .
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Jan. 18, 2023 Muckpaloo Ipeelie Listen to some great Inuit hits and an interview with Jennifer Noah and Noah Noah about their experience as they travelled from Nunavut to Ontario in search of health care support. Their story inspired them to create Piruqatigiit Resource Centre.
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Jan. 11, 2023 Jessie Kangok Interview with Charlotte Qattuu Whiteduck about her new song Panikuluuk
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Jan. 4, 2023 Muckpaaloo Ipeelie Interview with Qiluya Ipeelie -Adams her learning journey for reclaiming and sharing Inuit Culture to youth in her area
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Dec. 28, 2022 Jessie Kangok interview with Lucassie Arragutainaq
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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