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Participate in the Inuvialuktun Radio Contest (March 28 to April 3)

Participate in the Inuvialuktun Radio Contest (March 28 to April 3)

Did you know that March is Aboriginal Languages Month?

To celebrate, the Inuvialuit Cultural Resource Centre is giving away some awesome prizes to those who participate in the Inuvialuktun Radio Contest on Tusaavik Radio (CBC Radio One, 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.).

To enter, all you have to do is call Tusaavik Radio and say the daily words/phrases in Inuvialuktun on air. (More details below)

Please be advised that the Friday portion of the contest has been postponed. Words/phrases originally scheduled for then will now be acepted on Monday, April 3.

Tuesday, March 28

Who is this?
This is a man. 
This is a woman.

Wednesday, March 29

What is this?
This is a fish.
This is a whitefish.
This is a char.

Thursday, March 30

What are you doing?
I am fishing.
I am picking berries.

Friday, March 31 Monday, April 3

What is your name?
My name is ___(your name)___.

For each day of the contest, submit your recordings to CBC Radio throughout the day. If you call, and no one answers, make sure to leave your contact information and someone will get back to you. 

CBC Radio Whitehorse: 1 (877) 222-9856 (toll free)
Cell: (867) 333-0602
Email to arrange a time to record your answers.

Beverly Amos at the Inuvialuit Cultural Resource Centre is standing by to help you with your Inuvialuktun. You can reach her by calling (867) 777-2595.

Don’t know how to speak the language? Find someone who can, like an Elder. Be resourceful in your learning of Inuvialuktun!

Remember to speak Inuvialuktun today, have fun and good luck!