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Elder guidance, storytelling and language focus of Central Library’s new Indigenous centre – CBC

Jan 23, 2019

‘Language nurtures identity, enhances spirit,’ says Alayna Many Guns

Calgary’s recently opened new Central Library will soon have a dedicated resource centre aimed at preserving Indigenous languages.

The Indigenous Languages Resource Centre, a first for Calgary, is being supported by a $1-million investment from the province, officials announced on Wednesday.

“The Calgary Public Library is thrilled to support this important Indigenous languages initiative. This is such a strong fit with what we’re all about at the library. This project will build connections, support lifelong learning and deepen understanding of community,” said Calgary Public Library CEO Bill Ptacek.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/indigenous-grant-language-library-central-calgary-province-alberta-culture-1.4989739a

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