Nunatsivut government claims ‘cultural appropriation’ in NunatuKavut’s plans for Inuit curriculum – CBC

Nunatsivut government claims ‘cultural appropriation’ in NunatuKavut’s plans for Inuit curriculum – CBC

by ahnationtalk on November 28, 2022420 Views

Government, community council at odds over Inuttitut language instruction

Nov 28, 2022

The Nunatsiavut government and the NunatuKavut community council are at odds over what Nunatsiavut is calling “cultural appropriation.”

On Friday, Nunatsiavut issued a press release criticizing NunatuKavut’s signing last month of a memorandum of understanding with the provincial government and the English school district to develop an Inuit curriculum.

Nunatsiavut Language, Culture and Tourism Minister Roxanne Barbour took issue with NunatuKavut’s plans to build a curriculum around Labrador Inuttitut, or Nunatsiavummiutut, because NunatuKavut has maintained the Inuit of south and central Labrador had a different language system than Inuit in northern Labrador.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/nunatsivut-nunatukavut-language-1.6666426

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