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Inuit

(ĭn′ū-ĭt) [Eskimo people]
People native to Arctic America.
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Quant aux avocats de Makivik, ils cherchaient a defendre la culture et la societe inuit face au colonialisme envahissant du Sud.
Currently there are nine different forms of Roman orthography and four syllabic systems for one language that possesses 12 main dialects,' explains Natan Obed, president of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, the national organisation representing Canada's Inuits.
Most fundamentally, it is a name given to Inuit by outsiders rather than a self-designation, and it has come to be considered pejorative in some, though certainly not all, contexts.
I have been thinking about the larger issues of sovereignty and Inuit control of the Inuit homeland for many decades, but have been actively working with international partners on this file for over five years.
Baffin Island's representative Inuit organization, the Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA), and the territory-wide representative Inuit organization, Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated (NTI), both urged the federal government not to approve the proposed surveys.
Critique: The Inuit (often called Eskimos by Americans) are a group of culturally similar indigenous peoples inhabiting the Arctic regions of Greenland, Canada, and the United States.
Trade with the Inuit started around five years ago after a school ordered 12 kayaks to take to Greenland on an expedition.
Inuit education remains on the margins of Canadian Indigenous educational scholarship, if even seen there.
Stories in a new skin; approaches to Inuit literature.
In the spirit of reconciliation and building on renewed partnerships with Indigenous Peoples, today at the Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada Annual General Meeting, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, announced an additional $1 million to support the important work this organization does to represent Inuit women and girls across the country.
In 1993, the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement, signed by the Tunngavik Federation of Nunavut, the government of Canada and the government of the Northwest Territories, created the Inuit territory of Nunavut.
Se hallo que, ademas de un uso esperado de la red social asociada al "guion" que promueve la tecnologia, los jovenes Inuit usan Facebook para acceder a contenidos relacionados a su identidad en diversos grupos, discutir asuntos culturales, y recordar tradiciones.