April 22, 2022
Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, spoke at the Canadian launch of the International Decade of Indigenous Languages. Her Excellency joined Indigenous leaders, academics, diplomats, representatives from various organizations and youth to mark this significant milestone. The event, entitled Languages of the Land, was co-hosted by the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, the Canadian Commission for UNESCO and the Canada Council for the Arts.
For more information on the International Decade of Indigenous Languages, visit Indigenous Languages Decade (unesco.org).