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  • 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')
News & Articles

  • 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 ...
    July 8, 2013 - Worldwide Faith News
Quotes

  • Michaelle Jean in Canada.com
    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.
  • Paul Okalik in Globe and Mail
    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."
  • Louis Tapardjuk in Canada.com
    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...

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