Translate Facebook app adds Inuktut on Nunavut Day

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Facebook in Inuktut? Yes, please. The social media giant joined up with Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) and Nunavut’s Inuit language authority Inuit Uqausinginnik Taiguusiliuqtiit (IUT) to launch the new translation app in time for Nunavut Day July 9. Starting today, Inuktut speakers can contribute translation suggestions for the strings of words and phrases that make...
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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.