A CD cover of various Inuvialuit artisits - Uummarmiut Atuqtingit.Music has always been an important part of Inuvialuit culture. In the past, and continuing today, drum dancing has shared legends, stories, and traditions with future generations. Inuvialuktun songs are also enjoyed by many, and is an important step in continuing the revitalization of the language.

Enjoy a collection of songs by various individuals and groups from the CD Uummarmiut Atuqtingit (recorded in 2004) by clicking on the blue box below. Listen to Sandra Ipana's kindergarten class, Ann and Scott Kasook, Alice Hunter and Wendy Smith, The Gordon Group, Lillian Elias and Leonard Harry, Inuvik Sing-A-Long Group, Inuvik Elders Group, and the Inuvik Drummers and Dancers!


Various Artists - Uummarmiut Atuqtingit
    Sandra Ipana's Kindergarten class - Qivliqtaqtuq uvluriaq
    Sandra Ipana's Kindergarten class - Mary Una Qimmilik
    Ann & Scott Kasook - Uvluptinni
    Ann & Scott Kasook - Upkuagurrauviaqtutin
    The Gordon Group - Qanutunkiaq Quviankniagisiva
    The Gordon Group - Maliginiagigali
    Alice Hunter & Wendy Smith - Nauriat Maqulingirviat
    Lillian Elias & Leonard Harry - Ataniga Pinagnaqsivsaaqtuk
    Lillian Elias & Leonard Harry - Isumauraagaluaktuni Ilaanni
    Inuvik Sing-A-Long Group - Isumaurraqama
    Inuvik Sing-A-Long Group - Sinilhinanga Atnugaaqpit
    Inuvik Sing-A-Long Group - Ilaligisigikpin
    Inuvik Sing-A-Long Group - Nuunniangitchunga
    Inuvik Sing-A-Long Group - Savaangani Jesus
    Inuvik Elders Group - Uvlumi Pisugipkin
    Inuvik Elders Group - Takotiniagotipsingnum
    Inuvik Elders Group - Tasiugait
    Inuvik Elders Group - Christmon Kaili, Kangma
    Inuvik Drummers and Dancers - Irrim nuvuani
    Inuvik Drummers and Dancers - Inuuvingniunin
    Inuvik Drummers and Dancers - Avatraaq
    Inuvik Drummers and Dancers - Tallika
    Inuvik Drummers and Dancers - Quviasuk
    Inuvik Drummers and Dancers - Alliuq
    Inuvik Drummers and Dancers - Aqiqaa qaa
    Inuvik Drummers and Dancers - Angi yanga qaa
    Inuvik Drummers and Dancers - Uqamaqsiung
    Inuvik Drummers and Dancers - Ayay langa
    Inuvik Drummers and Dancers - Ay ya angaqa
    Inuvik Drummers and Dancers - Ay ya yi yangay

If you are interested in learning more about Inuvialuit music, please contact:

Inuvialuit Cultural Centre
Inuvialuit Regional Corporation
Tel: (867) 777-2595
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