Kotierk to feds: Inuktut is a founding language

by Michele LeTourneau - May 14, 2018

Not long after the federal government unveiled its five-year action plan for official languages in late March, Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. president Aluki Kotierk addressed the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII). “In Canada, our language, Inuktut, is considered to be one of the stronger Indigenous languages. Seventy per cent of Nunavut identify Inuktut…

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