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Inuit

(ĭn′ū-ĭt) [Eskimo people]
People native to Arctic America.
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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.
Plus recemment, la maison d'edition quebecoise Soleil de minuit a consacre plusieurs ouvrages a la culture inuite dont certains ont ete signes par des auteurs inuits, parmi lesquels Chasse en qimutsik de Joanassie Sivuarapik et L'echo du Nord d'Emily Novalinga.
This article measures for the first time the scope of poverty in Inuit Nunangat, the four regions of the Canadian Arctic where Inuit people live.
Since then the firm has exported around 30 kayaks to Inuits at discounted rates.
In August 2012, the federal government unveiled a monument consisting of three separate plaques, each in English and lnuktitut marking an apology that was issued in 2005 by the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador to the Inuit of the former Nutak and Hebron communities, closed in 1956 and 1959, respectively.
And yet this is precisely the educational environment faced by Inuit parents and students in the traditional territory- and province-nm school systems.
This article provides a discourse analysis of interview transcripts generated from 10 experienced Nunavut teachers (five Inuit and five non-Inuit) regarding the role of Inuit languages in Nunavut schooling.
Los inuits habitan en las regiones articas de America, Groenlandia y Liberia.
Modernization was accompanied by rising suicide rates among Inuit in Alaska, Greenland and Nunavut in Canada, sociologist Jack Hicks reports in Indigenous Affairs, Jan.
Most of the 222 suicides have been committed by young male Inuits.
In those days, the hunting tools of the Inuits were snares and traps.
Inuits (the proper name for Eskimos) can build an igloo in half an hour; it took us half a day.