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Aboriginal Languages of Canada

Alternate Title
Contemporary Linguistics Analysis: An Introduction
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Eung-Do Cook
Darin Flynn
Description
Discusses Canada's First Nations nine language families, the separate language family of the Inuit and the mixed language of the Métis. Chapter nine from Contemporary Linguistics Analysis: An Introduction by William O'Grady, John Archibald.
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Addressing Racism in the Healthcare System: A Policy Position and Discussion Paper

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada
Description
Makes six recommendations: improve and expand healthcare delivery in Inuit Nunangat, increase numbers of Inuit healthcare providers, support traditional midwifery approaches, foster wrap-around care services for specialized care, ensure cultural competency training, and preserve traditional language rights.
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Advice To the Next Generation

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Jose A. Kusugak
Inuktitut, no. 91, 2002, pp. 2-11
Description
Excerpts from a speech given by John Kusugak at the February 2002 NIYC Summit (National Inuit Youth Council)
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Aleut Reference Group Alienation, Mobility, and Acculturation

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Gerald D. Berreman
American Anthropologist, vol. 66, no. 2, New Series, April 1964, pp. 231-250
Description
Examines how villagers of Nikolski, Alaska adopted many of the norms of the dominant "white" culture at the expense of traditional lifestyles.
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Aleut Semaphore Signals

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jay Ellis Ransom
American Anthropologist, vol. 43, no. 3, pt.1, New Series, July-September 1941, pp. 422-427
Description
Describes a system of coded hand signals used when weather conditions don't allow the voice to be heard.
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Arctic Bay Atlas

Web Sites » Organizations
Description
Online community based atlas project. Contains audio map of 300 traditional place names in Inuktitut, interactive quest map, traditional maps and artist biographies with their artwork.
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[Atanarjuat The Fast Runner]

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Mick Mallon
Etudes Inuit Studies, vol. 28, no. 1, Art et représentation / Art and Representation, 2004, pp. 185-210
Description
Book review of: Atanarjuat The Fast Runner by Paul Apak Angilirq, Zacharias Kunuk, Norman Cohn, Hervé Paniaq, Pauloosie Qulitalik, Bernard Saladin D'Anglure. Book published from a screenplay of movie with same title.
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Atautsikkut: When Two Actions Happen Together

Alternate Title
Inuit Studies Conference ; 17th, 2010
[Inuit People and the Aboriginal World]
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Raigelee Alorut
Alana Johns
Description
Examines the syntax of Inuktitut by looking at the grammatical properties of oral text.
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The Baffin Writer's Project

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Victoria Freeman
Canadian Literature, no. 124-125 , Native Writers & Canadian Writing, Spring/Summer , 1990, pp. 266 - 271
Description
Looks at a project that encourages Inuit people to begin writing their stories and, in this way, pass on Inuit culture and language to the next generation. Entire journal on one pdf. Scroll down to page 266 to read article.
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Bibliography of the Eskimo Language

E-Books
Author/Creator
James Constantine Pilling
Description
Includes citations for language and dialects from Labrador to Aleutian Islands including Aleut and Kodiak; some reference to vocabulary and dictionaries available prior to 1887.
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Bilingual Education in an Aboriginal Context: Examining the Transfer of Language Skills From Inuktitut to English or French

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Esther Usborne
Julie Caouette
Qiallak Qumaaluk
Donald M. Taylor
International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, vol. 12, no. 6, 2009, pp. 667-684
Description
Analyzed the language skills of 110 Inuit students participating in a bilingual program in a remote Arctic community.
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A Brief History of Inuktitut Writing Culture

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Ray Taylor
Inuktitut, no. 93, 2003, pp. 68-[?]
Description
Reports on the adaptability of Inuit writing systems in reaction to the emergence of office automation and the Internet.
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[Comparative Chukotko-Kamchatkan Dictionary]

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Steven A. Jacobson
Études Inuit Studies, vol. 29, no. 1-2, Préserver la langue et les savoirs / Preserving Language and Knowledge, 2005, pp. 356-360
Description
Book review of: Comparative Chukotko-Kamchatkan Dictionary by Michael Forescue.
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The Contribution of C.C. Uhlenbeck to Eskimo-Aleut Linguistics

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Hein van der Voort
Études/Inuit/Studies, vol. 32, no. 2, Franz Boas et les Inuit / Franz Boas and the Inuit, 2008, pp. 85-105
Description
Examines the career of the noted Dutch linguist who suggested the connection between the Eskimo language family and Aleut languages.
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Creating Space and Defining Roles: Elders and Adult Yup'ik Immersion

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Oscar Alexie
Sophie Alexie
Patrick Marlow
Journal of American Indian Education, vol. 48, no. 3, 2009, pp. 1-18
Description
Discusses efforts of a language teaching program that integrated two Alaska Native elders into a summer intensive language teaching program.
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Decolonizing Description: First Steps to Cataloguing with Indigenous Syllabics

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Luc Fagnan
Pathfinder: A Canadian Journal for Information Science Students and Early Career Professionals, vol. 1, no. 1, Proceedings of the 2020 Forum for Information Professionals: There and Back Again: Resilience and Li, March 27, 2020
Description
Author examines some of the projects currently under way in libraries which respond to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s (TRC) Calls to Action; discusses possible first steps for cataloguers to add Indigenous Syllabics to records for Cree and Inuit Materials.
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The Development of an Inuktitut and English Language Screening Tool in Nunavut

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Catherine Dench
Patricia L. Cleave
Jane Tagak
Janice Beddard
Canadian Journal of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, vol. 35, no. 2, Service Delivery to First Nations, Inuit and Métis in Canada: Part 1, Summer, 2011, pp. 168-176
Description
Describes the process used in the development of the Inuktitut and English Language Screening Tool intended for use in the Qikiqtani region of Nunavut.
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Discours et Identité à Iqaluit Après l'Avènement du Nunavut

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Louis-Jacques Dorais
Études Inuit Studies, vol. 30, no. 2, L’Influence de Marcel Mauss / The Influence of Marcel Mauss, 2006, pp. 163-189
Description
Survey conducted in 2003 asked individuals whether the utility of Inuktitut and choices between English and Inuktitut had changed since the creation of Nunavut. Sample was 35.
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Discourse and Identity in the Baffin Region

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Louis-Jacques Dorais
Susan Sammon
Arctic Anthropology, vol. 37, no. 2, 2000, pp. 92-111
Description
Discusses Inuktikut language use in Iqaluit and Igloolik.
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