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Preserving Indigenous languages a key part of upcoming gathering – Globalnews.ca
by ahnationtalk onFebruary 7, 201956 Views
February 7, 2019
Manitoba’s Southern Chiefs Organization will be hosting a gathering of Anishinaabe people this August, aiming to promote language and culture.
After the federal government tabled the Indigenous Languages Act on Tuesday, Grand Chief Jerry Daniels told 680 CJOB he’s hopeful for funding to help support local languages.
“Our primary focus is the Anishinaabe and Dakota languages,” said Daniels.
“We’ve taken a very active role. We’ve submitted a couple of applications, and we’re really focused on developing an Anishinaabe language gathering, which brings in all of the Anishinaabe nations for August of this year.