To celebrate the official launch of the Decade of Indigenous Languages, the Royal Canadian Geographical Society’s Honorary President, Chief Perry Bellegarde, will host a virtual event on Monday, February 21 — International Mother Languages Day. The event will feature musical performances by Indigenous youth and a conversation between Bellegarde and Ron Ignace, Commissioner of Indigenous Languages.

The event will be streamed on Canadian Geographic’s YouTube channel and here on this page at 1 p.m. EST. We hope you’ll join us for a lively celebration of this important global initiative.

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