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Lang may yer lum leek. A common enough expression in Scots, but good luck working out what it means.

An Inuk woman from Canada is offering online language courses in Inuktitut, her mother tongue. The goal?

To help people reconnect with Inuit culture, and ensure that Inuktutit is kept alive.

The dialect was banned during colonisation, meaning it is now spoken by only 40,000 of an estimated 180,000 Inuit people worldwide.

A bi-weekly video-call allows students to learn together as they explore their cultural identity.

An important initiative, given the language contains various untranslatable words and phrases which describe the Inuit way of life.

Interested in the history of Indigenous peoples? Take a look at this map.

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