Inuit language use stabilizing

by Derek Neary - October 28, 2017

The use of Indigenous languages among Inuit appears to be stabilizing after years of decline, an encouraging sign, Nunavut’s languages commissioner says. Sixty-four per cent of Inuit reported the ability to converse in an Indigenous language, primarily Inuktitut, according to 2016 census data released by Statistics Canada last week. That result is equivalent to the…

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