Language training in Nunavut received millions for training

A new language training program in Nunavut is receiving $5.4 million from the territory’s land claim group.

Nunavut Tunngavik and the government of Nunavut have been at odds over how to support the Inuit language.

Now Tunngavik is putting money behind the effort.

Video Journalist / Iqaluit

Kent has been APTN’s Nunavut correspondent since 2007. In that time he has closely covered Inuit issues, including devolution and the controversial Nutrition North food subsidy. He has also worked for CKIQ-FM in Iqaluit and as a reporter for Nunavut News North.