First Inuktitut TV Channel

On Monday, January 18th, 2021 Nunavut Independent Television (NITV) will make history when it launches Canada’s first all-Inuit Inuktitut TV Channel.

Uvagut TV will be broadcasting 168 hours a week of Inuit produced culture, arts, movies and information to more than 610 thousand Shaw Direct customers.

The Inuk Channel will be to provide programs to preserve promote and revitalize Inuit culture and languages nationally.

Lucy Tulugarjuk is the Chair and Executive Director for NITV, she says “For Me, Uvagut TV is a dream come true – to see Inuit culture and to hear our language full time on TV.”