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February 21, 2022: Official launch of the Decade of Indigenous Languages

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.

Find more information at https://rcgs.org/indigenous-languages/.

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