Kicking off the UN’s Decade of Indigenous Languages with a song

Inuk-Mohawk singer Beatrice Deer performs at the Canadian launch of the UN’s International Decade of Indigenous Languages, at the Royal Canadian Geographic Society in Ottawa April 22. Deer, originally from Nunavik, sang a medley of songs in Inuktitut at the event co-hosted by Gov. Gen. Mary Simon and former National Assembly of First Nations Chief Perry Bellegarde. (Photo by Madalyn Howitt)

By Madalyn Howitt

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