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2018 Inuit Language Award

19 January 2018

Public Service Announcement

2018 Inuit Language Award

Do you know someone dedicated to keeping the Inuit language alive? Someone who takes every advantage to use their language? If so, you have the opportunity to nominate them for the Inuit Language Award presented annually by Inuit Uqausinginnik Tagusiliuqtiit.

The Inuit Language Award recognizes Nunavummiut who have demonstrated a high level of commitment to protecting and promoting Inuktitut or Inuinnaqtun. Nunavummiut chosen to receive the Inuit Language Award will be recognized during Uqausirmut Quviasuutiqarniq, Inuktut Language Month in February 2018. The awards will be presented by the chairperson of Inuit Uqausinginnik Taigusiliuqtiit.

Nominations close 5:00 p.m., Friday, February 2, 2018.

For more information or to receive nomination forms, contact: 1-855-232 1852 (toll free), ph: (867) 975-5545, fax: (867) 975-5539. E-mail:;


Media Contact:

Dan Pimental
Manager of Communications
Department of Culture and Heritage
(867) 975-5526