Inuktitut Audio

To promote and preserve the Inuktitut language, we have regular television shows on Sanikiluaq Community Television (SCTV). The following audio files were recorded live on January 15, 2004 during one of these television programs.

The show is approx. 51 minutes long and the audio files total 23.4 MB in size. The show has been split into 25 different tracks to make it easier to hear selected audio without having to download the entire file.

 

Link

Size (MB)

Time (min:sec)

Description

.713
1:31
Introduction.
1.0
2:10
Louisa Ippak says that in the future, people will remember us because they will be able to listen to what we are saying now.
.517
1:05
Women used to sing this song as they chewed seal skin.
1.1
2:26
Shoapik Ohaytook talking about her childhood.
1.3
2:49
Shoapik used to sing this song to her brother.
.91
1:56
Shoapik used to sing this song to her son Elijah.
.426
0:54
General discussion. Short song.
1.2
2:42
Louisa sings what people used to sing to their babies.
.611
1:17
Louisa tells a story about getting water before we had Hondas.
1.4
2:58
Louisa sings a song that lists parts of a seal.
.853
1:48
Singing followed by general discussion.
.902
1:55
Shoapik sings warning to baby to be good.
1.0
2:16
Singing with tongues curled.
1.5
3:13
They talk about a man they used to know.
.409
0:52
Sing this song during work to make the time go faster.
.601
1:16
Singing and talking.
.751
1:35
Throat singing.
1.5
3:16
Throat singing.
.877
1:51
A baby song - will be a good runner.
.686
1:27
More singing.
.776
1:39
Singing about things she can't do anymore.
1.7
3:40
More singing. (losing teeth - junk food) Lots of laughing.
1.7
3:47
Story about her childhood - thinking an orange was a ball...until it squished.
.572
1:12
Talking about dogs.
.590
1:15
Thanks for listening. The end.