People & Culture

Passing the Mic, Part 2 — The goose hunt with Tyler Agligoetok and Sinclair Lyall

Episode 55

Students Tyler Agligoetok and Sinclair Lyall from the Canadian Geographic Podcast Worksop discuss favourite hunting memories and time spent on the tundra of Victoria Island

  • Feb 28, 2023
David McGuffin (left) with Sinclair Lyall (centre) and Tyler Agligoetok (right) at the Canadian Geographic podcasting workshop in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut. (Photo: Tanya Kirnishni/Canadian Geographic)
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In this second episode of Explore from Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, we’re passing the mic to two of our star students from our Canadian Geographic Podcast Workshop at the Canadian High Arctic Research Station. Tyler Agligoetok and Sinclair Lyall were among local Inuit youth who took part in five days of podcast training and community open houses. In this conversation, Sinclair interviews Tyler about his favourite memories of a recent goose hunt out on the tundra of Victoria Island. They discuss other favourite hunting memories and why Tyler loves feeling that connection to the land. We hope you enjoy listening as much as we enjoyed putting it together!

The opening music in this episode is performed by a Cambridge Bay group called Huqqullaarutit Unipkaangit, which means “Stories Told Through Drum-Dance Songs.”

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