Aboriginal Leaders Believe Inuit Immersion Schools Will Boost Performance

mathias | June 17, 2011

In an attempt to get Inuit graduation rates higher than 25%, following two years of research by aboriginal leaders like Mary Simon – head of Canada’s national Inuit group – are fighting for Inuit language immersion schools. She points to a 2008 United Nations panel that early Native language instruction was the greatest prediction of [...]

Watch an Inuktitut Documentary on Climate Change in NYC

mathias | March 24, 2011

Watch the world’s first Inuktitut documentary on climate change “Qapirangajuq: Inuit Knowledge and Climate Change” by Zacharias Kunuk and Ian Mauro at The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, Rasmuson Theatre, on Sunday the 27th at 2 PM EST. Elders explain their visions and insights about the future of their homeland, a voice often [...]

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