Northwest Territories Literacy Council

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What can you do to support your Aboriginal language?

You can:

  • Develop Aboriginal language books and resources.
  • Use storytelling in your program and community.
  • Create fun games in your language and teach them to families.
  • Develop Aboriginal language radio programs.
  • Encourage local teachers, early childhood workers to speak to the children and young people in your language on the play ground and in the halls of the school.
  • Develop posters with positive messages about speaking your Aboriginal language.
  • Create a language committee that promotes culture and language in your community.
  • Develop a plan for maintaining and/or revitalizing your Aboriginal language.
  • Encourage parents to speak their language in the family.