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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.
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.
Modernization was accompanied by rising suicide rates among Inuit in Alaska, Greenland and Nunavut in Canada, sociologist Jack Hicks reports in Indigenous Affairs, Jan.
Although the Inuits seldom traveled more than 30 miles from their established locations, when they did travel longer distances, they mounted reindeer to do so.
But the same phenomenon that is threatening the Inuits' way of life may have wreaked havoc on the Gulf Coast.
Lerangis does a great job of conveying how strange New York City appears to a boy who has never even seen a tree, and how the Inuits are treated as curiosities rather than people.
We've bounced from Esquimaux to Eskimo to Husky to Innuit to Inuits to Innu, all the while having our relations with the federal government managed by a department of Indian Affairs!