Opinion: Time for Indigenous languages to take their rightful place – Montreal Gazette

Opinion: Time for Indigenous languages to take their rightful place – Montreal Gazette

by ahnationtalk on July 29, 202137 Views

Governor General Mary Simon’s installation speech Monday, in which she used Inuktitut, was a source of inspiration.

On Monday, I was very pleased to hear Canada’s new Governor General, Her Excellency The Right Honourable Mary Simon, use Inuktitut in her address to the people of Quebec and Canada, and the entire world.

Now, I invite everyone to celebrate the founding languages of Quebec and Canada: the Indigenous languages of the First Nations and Inuit.

Thousand-year-old Indigenous languages that welcomed colonists are deeply woven into Canada’s cultural mosaic from coast to coast to coast. I am proud to pay tribute to these invaluable Indigenous languages and to welcome the new Governor General.

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