inuit inuit  /ˈɪ nut/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a member of a people inhabiting the Arctic (northern Canada or Greenland or Alaska or eastern Siberia); the Algonquians called them Eskimo (`eaters of raw flesh') but they call themselves the Inuit (`the people')

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News

  • Canada: Joint Assembly applauds first Inuktitut Bible

    Dean Jonas Allooloo of Iqualuit tells Joint Assembly about the creation of the first Inuktitut Bible. Photo: Art Babych, Anglican Journal [Anglican Journal] Members of Joint Assembly heard news from Canada’s north in their July 5 gathering and celebrated the first Inuktitut translation of the Bible, published last year. Terry Audla, president of the national Inuit organization Inuit Tapiriit ...
    on July 8, 2013     Source: Worldwide Faith News

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Quotes

  1. "On that day, all of us together-Inuit, Metis, First Nations and non-Aboriginals-joined hands in committing to bridge the gaps entrenched by years of injustice," said Jean.
    on Jul 1, 2008 By: Michaelle Jean Source: Canada.com

  2. "Our scientists in the field as well as Inuit elders have observed an overall increase in the polar bear population," Mr. Okalik said in a statement. "The truth is that polar bear populations are at near record levels."
    on May 14, 2008 By: Paul Okalik Source: Globe and Mail

  3. "What we'd like to do here is protect the Inuit language for the future," said Louis Tapardjuk, minister of Culture, Language, Education and Youth. "It will have an impact on all our children, families, communities, businesses, schools and...
    on Mar 30, 2007 By: Louis Tapardjuk Source: Canada.com

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