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Languages of the Land – The Canadian Launch of the International Decade of Indigenous Languages

Media Event

22/04/2022 10:00 - 18:00

Europe and North America | Ottawa | Royal Canadian Geographic Society

Live broadcasting

Languages: English

Hosted by HER EXCELLENCY THE RIGHT HONOURABLE MARY SIMON and CHIEF PERRY BELLEGARDE, this eventful day will include cultural sharing and musical performances by the Beatrice Deer Band, Emma Stevens, and Zachary Willier, engaging luncheon conversations, an inspiring intergenerational circle discussion introduced by Chief Wilton
Littlechild, and a closing reception to celebrate the languages that have been shaped by these lands since time immemorial. This Earth Day, we are pleased to launch this momentous decade and honour the importance of Indigenous languages in trailblazing a sustainable future for humanity and all other beings that rely on the generosity of Mother Earth for survival and wellbeing.