The most recent is Inuvialuktun One By Yamózha Kúé Society "…Paarutit! The Government of Northwest Territories Department of Education, Culture and Employment, and the Inuvialuit Cultural Resource Centre are delighted to present an Inuvialuktun language app now available FREE on the iTunes App store. This app offers language learning, practice, games and quizzes in many everyday categories such as greetings, phrases, vowels, expressions and much more. Learn your language and surprise your elders. Quyanaq!.."
This free app is designed for both iPhone and iPad.
Other NWT based language apps include:
- Gwich'in (The Government of the Northwest Territories Department of Education)
- South Slavey (The Government of the Northwest Territories)
- Denededline (The Government of the Northwest Territories)
- Shutaot'ine (The Government of the Northwest Territories)
- Tlicho (The Government of the Northwest Territories)
Educators keeping languages strong: Initiatives aim to keep aboriginal culture alive. Educators throughout the NWT are pioneering new ways to preserve the territory's languages. by Kassina Ryder Northern News Services Published Monday, March 11, 2013
NWT aboriginal languages decline 4.1 per cent. The number of NWT residents who declare an aboriginal language as their mother tongue has decreased by 4.1 per cent, according to the 2011 Census. Lyndsay Herman Northern News Services Published Monday, Nov 5, 2012
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