Lighting a flame for language preservation

Inuk elder Aigah Attagutsiak lights the qulliq as Anishinaabe drummer Odeshkun Thusky looks on at the Canadian launch of the UN’s International Decade of Indigenous Languages at the Royal Canadian Geographic Society in Ottawa on April 22. The event was 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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