Council of the Federation Literacy Award honours Inuktut expert – Nunatsiaq News

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 201987 Views

10 September, 2019

Monica Ittusardjuat “inspires everyone around her to use Inuktut every day”

A long-time Inuktut educator and language activist, Monica Ittusardjuat, is among this year’s recipients of a Council of the Federation Literacy Award.

Presented in each province and territory, the award, announced by the premiers on Sept. 6 ahead of International Literacy Day, celebrates “outstanding achievement, innovative practice and excellence in literacy.”

Ittusardjuat has worked in Inuktut education for more than 50 years, notes a news release on the award.

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