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Season 2

Episode 1- Child’s Blanket
Episode 1- Child’s Blanket

Annabella travels to Pangnirtung. She meets instructor, Kathy Battye at the Uqqumiut Weave Shop and she shows Annabella how she weaves a child’s blanket.

Episode 2- Qullik
Episode 2- Qullik

The making of a qulliq with Solomon Awa and the lighting ceremony with Enoapik Sagiatook. We learned the instruments and material such as taqqut, uqsuq, and shredder for wick.

Episode 3- Qatsungauti
Episode 3- Qatsungauti

Annabella travelled to Pangnirtung and made qatsungauti straps (amouti straps) with instructor Palea Kuniliusie at the Uqqumiut Weave Shop.

Episode 4- Bird Feet Basket
Episode 4- Bird Feet Basket

Annie Ipirq Shappa was Annabella’s instructor, teaching her how to make a bird feet basket. A bird feed basket was used in the past to keep materials dry such as wick materials for the qullik.

Episode 5- Bowhead Hunting Tools
Episode 5- Bowhead Hunting Tools

Instructor Mathew Alainga taught host, Annabella Piugatuk, on how to make a long handled cutting tool. The tool is used for butchering a bowhead whale. Kevin Kullualik instructed Annabella on making a long-handled hook, used when hunting a bowhead whale.

Episode 6- Baleen Carvings
Episode 6- Baleen Carvings

Since there was a bowhead hunt in Kimmirut and another in Iqaluit there is plenty of baleen for artists to make all kinds of art and useful crafts. Silas Qulaut teaches Annabella how to make a baleen wall hanging. Instructor Ross Kayotak shows Annabella how to make a pair of snow goggles out of baleen.

Episode 7- Bone Games: Cribbage Board
Episode 7- Bone Games: Cribbage Board

Heather Kayotak is showing Annabella how she makes her cribbage board from caribou antlers. This game is used by hunters in outpost camps to pass time and for entertainment.

Episode 8-Traditional Bone Games
Episode 8-Traditional Bone Games

Daniel Qattalik shows Annabella the bone game where someone tries to catch the bone piece through one of its small holes. Simon Nattaq is showing Annabella a game called Inunguaq, a traditional bone game.

Episode 9- Sealskin Products
Episode 9- Sealskin Products

In this show, Annabella is shown how to make a water bucket from sealskin and a pair of sealskin mitts.

Episode 10- Qimuksiutiit
Episode 10- Qimuksiutiit

Jason Paulluq from Clyde River teaches Annabella how he makes his harnesses for his dogteam.

Episode 11- Soapstone Carvings
Episode 11- Soapstone Carvings

Carvers Tommy Takpanie and Greg Morgan teach Annabella how they make their carvings.

Episode 12- Sealskin Stretching Tools
Episode 12- Sealskin Stretching Tools

Annabella learns how to make tools to clean and stretch sealskins. Her instructor is Solomon Awa, a caver and a source of traditional knowledge.

Episode 13- Arts and Crafts
Episode 13- Arts and Crafts

Annabella learns from Madeline Atagooyuk and Therese Ukaliannuk how to make amauti earrings and a seal skin purse