Health researchers launch Indigenous language resource – Cabin Radio

August 15, 2022

Starting Monday, the Institute for Circumpolar Health Research will celebrate a new online “word of the week” to help promote NWT languages.

The work is part of an ongoing project to promote Indigenous-led health research. Organizers hope to share the meaning behind words that relate to their mission of research, health and well-being.

“Our work is guided by a governing council of Elders and knowledge-keepers and, at our most recent meeting, the council brought up the importance of incorporating language into the work that we do,” said Esther Kim, summer practicum student at ICHR.

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