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Inventing a vocabulary with Inuit elders

October 23, 2017
Smithsonian.com
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Master of Arts in Environmental Education and Communication student Sheena Adams was interviewed about her work with Inuvialuit elders to record a vocabulary about renewable energy in Inuvialuktun.

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“There is a big push to help restore those languages because, like a lot of indigenous languages in the world, we are losing them,” says Adams. “So I thought this would be a good way to support that movement while promoting renewable energy and conservation.”

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