Inuktut absent from proposed federal languages legislation

Inuit leaders are calling out the federal government, saying Indigenous languages legislation engagement was carried out in bad faith. Minister of Canadian Heritage Pablo Rodriguez introduced the proposed Indigenous Languages bill in the House of Commons just days after the president of the United Nations (UN) convened the general assembly for a high-level event Feb....
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Michele LeTourneau
Michele LeTourneau first arrived at NNSL's headquarters in Yellowknife in1998, with a BA honours in Theatre. For four years she documented the arts across the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. Following a very short stint as a communications officer with the Government of the Northwest Territories, Michele spent a decade at a community-based environmental monitoring board in the mining industry, where she worked with Inuit, Chipewyan, Tlicho, Yellowknives Dene and Metis elders to help develop traditional knowledge and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit contributions for monitoring and management plans. She rejoined NNSL and moved to Iqaluit in May 2014 to write for Nunavut News. Michele has received a dozen awards for her work with NNSL.