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Microsoft Introduces Inuktitut to Microsoft Translator

TORONTO – January 27, 2021 – Today, Microsoft announced the addition of Inuktitut text translation to Microsoft Translator. This addition will allow users to translate any of the more 70 languages to or from Inuktitut, the primary dialect of the Inuktut language, which also includes Inuinnaqtun. Inuktitut is spoken by approximately 40,000 Inuit across Inuit […]

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 20216 Views

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Nunavut family discovers father’s long-lost story on CBC podcast – CBC

Inuit Unikkaangit released 3 episodes with unidentified storytellers, but one has now been revealed Jan 26, 2021 A family in Nunavut recently discovered their late father’s voice on a CBC North podcast. The podcast, Inuit Unikkaangit, released an episode with an unknown storyteller talking about how to interpret the wind, and the things it can […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 202111 Views

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Kinngait artist’s sculpture front and centre at Winnipeg Inuit gallery – Nunatsiaq News

26 January 2021 Visitors who walk through the plaza outside of Winnipeg’s soon-to-open Inuit art gallery will be met with Inuit mythology and symbolism in the form of a marble carving by Kinngait-born artist Goota Ashoona. The sculpture was transported by crane to its permanent home in front of the gallery, named Qaumajuq, which means […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 20218 Views

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Gwich’in Tribal Council Releases: Our Whole Gwich’in Way of Life Has Changed

(Inuvik, Northwest Territories, Canada – January 12, 2021) The Gwich’in Tribal Council Department of Culture and Heritage worked with Leslie McCartney to create Our Whole Gwich’in Way of Life Has Changed/Gwich’in K’yuu Gwiidandai’ Tthak Ejuk Goolih: Stories of People of the Land. This book contains the stories of twenty-three Gwich’in Elders from the communities of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 202120 Views

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Government of Canada supports continued delivery of Action Plan to ensure the ongoing protection of Wood Buffalo National Park World Heritage Site

December 21, 2020,Ottawa, Ontario,Parks Canada Agency To date, 20 of the most cherished heritage sites in Canada have met the requirements to be inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List and represent some of humanity’s most outstanding achievements and nature’s most inspiring creations. The Government of Canada recognizes the Outstanding Universal Value of UNESCO World Heritage […]

by ahnationtalk on December 21, 202027 Views

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NT RCMP assist with Toys for the North to three communities

Northwest Territories RCMP employees were all smiles as they socially distanced their volunteer activities in support of the Toys for the North campaign. Toys for the North is celebrating its 10th year anniversary, and this year, sending toys north to even more communities, including three (3) in the Northwest Territories. Cst Jeffrey Gallant, Ulukahtok RCMP […]

by ahnationtalk on December 21, 202024 Views

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Nunavut’s language commissioner worries Inuit language will decline under Bill 25 – Nunatsiaq News

Amendments to territory’s education and Inuit language laws passed earlier this year By Meagan Deuling Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Nunavut’s language commissioner says that amendments to the territory’s Education Act and Inuit Language Protection Act take language rights away from residents. That’s because beyond Grade 4, Inuit won’t have the option to be instructed in […]

by ahnationtalk on December 21, 202021 Views

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Community-based fish and wildlife work plan developed for Carcross/Tagish Traditional Territory

The first community-based fish and wildlife work plan for the Carcross/Tagish Traditional Territory has been developed in collaboration between the Government of Yukon, Carcross/Tagish First Nation and the Carcross/Tagish Renewable Resources Council. The plan addresses a range of topics, including caribou and bear management, increased angling and harvest pressure on fish populations, habitat degradation resulting […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 202027 Views

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Community Development Fund provides funding to Yukon projects

The Community Development Fund provides funding for projects, events and initiatives that provide long-term, sustainable economic and social benefits for Yukon communities. The Community Development Fund has awarded $487,846 to 15 community projects from across Yukon. The next deadline to apply for Tier 1 funding, for projects $20,000 and under is January 15, 2021. The […]

by ahnationtalk on December 15, 202024 Views

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Igloolik woman releases film on Inuit healing and reconciliation – Nunatsiaq News

15 December 2020 “How can we as Inuit come to reconcile amongst ourselves?” asks Romani Makkik as the basis for her new short film, The Wounded Healers, which was released on Dec. 14. In Inuktitut, Makkik, who is originally from Igloolik, takes viewers along her personal journey moving to Thunder Bay to attend treatment for […]

by ahnationtalk on December 15, 202021 Views

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