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When the world went online, Inuktitut followed

When the world went online, Inuktitut followed

I’m sitting at a patio table with two of Nunavut’s foremost language experts, Leena Evic and Eva Aariak. We’re in Eva’s backyard drinking tea, eating homemade cookies and talking about the internet. And they’re about to blow my mind. The Inuktitut word for internet, “ikiaqqijjut,” is often translated as “the tool to travel through layers.”…