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“We are an oral people”: Inuktitut radio show begins airing in Ottawa

When Jessie Kangok was growing up in Igloolik, Nunavut, she remembers listening to the radio every day. At noon, she recalls, CBC’s Joanna Awa was on the air with stories from across Canada, all told in her mother tongue: Inuktitut. But when Kangok moved to Ottawa, she “didn’t find [Inuktitut] anywhere “on the radio dial. […]