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For Inuktut Language Month, Qikiqtani Inuit Association Targets Readers and Writers

By Nunatsiaq News / The Qikiqtani Inuit Association is hosting a number of initiatives and events throughout the region this month to celebrate and promote Inuktut. Across Nunavut, February is Inuktut-language month, Uqausirmut Quviasuutiqarniq, and the theme of this year’s celebration is Inuit beliefs and myth. “Inuktitut is key to preserving our culture and identity as Inuit,” QIA president P.J. Akeeagok said in a news release. “QIA wants to celebrate our language and encourage young people to keep it alive.”

SOURCE: http://www.nunatsiaq.com/stories/article/65674qia_targets_readers_and_writers_for_inuktut_language_month/

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