Fostering use of Inuit languages was a key aim in creating Nunavut, but 20 years later, NTI president Aluki Kotierk says there's been a 'failure' when it comes to providing essential services to the public in Inuktut.
Conservative Senator Dennis Patterson said during the Senate's study of the Indigenous Languages Act, it became 'very clear' that Inuit 'had been overlooked in consultations' by the Liberals.
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Twenty years after legislators carved out Nunavut from the Northwest Territories as a new, majority-Inuit territory, advocates say Ottawa must do more to protect and enhance language and culture to live up to that vision.
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