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Inuit interpreters engaged in end-of-life care in Nunavik, Northern Quebec

Shawn Renee Hordyk, Mary Ellen Macdonald, Paul Brassard
2017 International Journal of Circumpolar Health  
Given the small size of communities, many interpreters personally know their clients and often feel overwhelmed by moral dilemmas when translating EOL information for patients and families.  ...  Cultural differences among medical institutions and Inuit communities can lead to value conflicts and moral dilemmas as interpreters navigate how best to transmit messages of care at EOL.  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to acknowledge the continuous support of the Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services, the health centers, the participants and the respective communities.  ... 
doi:10.1080/22423982.2017.1291868 pmid:28270034 pmcid:PMC5345586 fatcat:3tg5rno2crbzvphtjta625s5gi

Impact of Information and Communication Technology on Social Capital in Aboriginal Communities in Canada

Javier Mignone, Heather Henley
2009 Journal of Information, Information Technology, and Organizations  
This article examines the potential impact of information and communication technology on social capital in First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities.  ...  The analysis led to the conclusion that both the "what" and the "how" of connectivity matter. Policy and research priority issues are also discussed.  ...  We wish to acknowledge Wendy Ross, Jason Brown, and John O'Neil for collaborating with the study.  ... 
doi:10.28945/621 fatcat:gaiayvw2lvhi3bjm4fykiseq3m

Uploading selves: Inuit digital storytelling on YouTube

Nancy Wachowich, Willow Scobie
2010 Études / Inuit / Studies  
We also thank Patricia Badir, Andrew Stewart and the two anonymous reviewers for their useful editorial suggestions.  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to thank research assistants Deborah Luce, Julie-Anne Weaver, Victoria Sands, and Karen Moir, vloggers inukdan and JrAnnahatak, and video artist Mosha Folger for their input  ...  Suite-pee is the title of the song playing over this video, performed by the band System of a Down.  ... 
doi:10.7202/1003966ar fatcat:uifryvpwqfgj5lrbelndcegk2y

Language breakdown and linguistic theory: A tutorial overview

Yonata Levy, Gitit Kavé
1999 Lingua  
We discuss issues such as the interpretation of Fodorian modularity, syndromes vs. case studies and brain plasticity, along with questions related to patients' diagnosis and the clinical and theoretical  ...  Review and discussion of specific hypotheses are restricted to the computational parts of language -syntax and morphology -excluding all other topics.  ...  A particularly interesting test case for the various theoretical accounts of SLI is the study of LE, an Inuit girl with SLI (Crag0 and Allen, 1996) whose language, Inuktitut, exhibits a high degree of  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0024-3841(98)00023-0 fatcat:j7hf6hmms5bhld4mr6orbdnem4

Research in the supporting sciences

1993 Language Teaching  
The study was conducted in two small communities of arctic Quebec where Inuktitut, the native language of the Inuit, is spoken on a routine, daily basis.  ...  Journal of Language and Social Psychology (Clevedon Avon), 1 1 , 3 (1992), 179-91. , John L. (City Poly, of Hong Kong). Salience in the performance of one speech act: the case of definitions.  ...  It demonstrates that argumentations and explanations are speech actions and that it is their functions as such that entail the use of socio-cultural attitudes and ideologies, especially in group communication  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0261444800000070 fatcat:yort4qxzfza6hm4ntiz5z7ir7a

Bilingual education & bilingualism

2006 Language Teaching  
The 30 participants representing 14 countries completed a written questionnaire and provided advice on the personal qualities and L1 abilities of non-home country teachers, English language teaching, English  ...  It reviews various professional literature including documents (e.g. news releases), websites, and books, journals and journal articles pertaining to the preparation of teachers who plan to teach English  ...  through the online discussion and participants' attitudes toward the computer-mediated communication (CMC) activity.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0261444806263699 fatcat:qre6a6xe2ncvtkrx4wv4rzfhcu

Reading & writing

2006 Language Teaching  
Part of their studies focused on, the question asked about the types of pictures politicians select for their advertising.  ...  A year 6 class in south-western Sydney is learning about the theme of democracy, both, the Australian systems of government and also in their own school context, where they were promoting themselves for  ...  through the online discussion and participants' attitudes toward the computer-mediated communication (CMC) activity.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s026144480623369x fatcat:r4fizho2fbf53j2xrduwlumgxi

Sociolinguistics

2006 Language Teaching  
Part of their studies focused on, the question asked about the types of pictures politicians select for their advertising.  ...  A year 6 class in south-western Sydney is learning about the theme of democracy, both, the Australian systems of government and also in their own school context, where they were promoting themselves for  ...  through the online discussion and participants' attitudes toward the computer-mediated communication (CMC) activity.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0261444806273695 fatcat:laih4wffovcubnmog642oaxexu

Language teaching

2006 Language Teaching  
Part of their studies focused on, the question asked about the types of pictures politicians select for their advertising.  ...  A year 6 class in south-western Sydney is learning about the theme of democracy, both, the Australian systems of government and also in their own school context, where they were promoting themselves for  ...  through the online discussion and participants' attitudes toward the computer-mediated communication (CMC) activity.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0261444806213697 fatcat:7pypcaqzzvhsje55onegvnlk7u

Applied linguistics

2006 Language Teaching  
Part of their studies focused on, the question asked about the types of pictures politicians select for their advertising.  ...  A year 6 class in south-western Sydney is learning about the theme of democracy, both, the Australian systems of government and also in their own school context, where they were promoting themselves for  ...  through the online discussion and participants' attitudes toward the computer-mediated communication (CMC) activity.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0261444806283691 fatcat:ltdjeeecufcl3nrxnoz45eds7m

Language learning

2006 Language Teaching  
Part of their studies focused on, the question asked about the types of pictures politicians select for their advertising.  ...  A year 6 class in south-western Sydney is learning about the theme of democracy, both, the Australian systems of government and also in their own school context, where they were promoting themselves for  ...  through the online discussion and participants' attitudes toward the computer-mediated communication (CMC) activity.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0261444806223693 fatcat:w24ekyd2cbfutoxfgczclhq5tq

Language testing

2006 Language Teaching  
Part of their studies focused on, the question asked about the types of pictures politicians select for their advertising.  ...  A year 6 class in south-western Sydney is learning about the theme of democracy, both, the Australian systems of government and also in their own school context, where they were promoting themselves for  ...  through the online discussion and participants' attitudes toward the computer-mediated communication (CMC) activity.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0261444806243696 fatcat:4kzpkzopcvea5gawoc6orinimq

Pragmatics

2006 Language Teaching  
Part of their studies focused on, the question asked about the types of pictures politicians select for their advertising.  ...  A year 6 class in south-western Sydney is learning about the theme of democracy, both, the Australian systems of government and also in their own school context, where they were promoting themselves for  ...  through the online discussion and participants' attitudes toward the computer-mediated communication (CMC) activity.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0261444806293698 fatcat:yba3il2j4vd2fmeten6gplkygy

Neurolinguistics

2006 Language Teaching  
Part of their studies focused on, the question asked about the types of pictures politicians select for their advertising.  ...  A year 6 class in south-western Sydney is learning about the theme of democracy, both, the Australian systems of government and also in their own school context, where they were promoting themselves for  ...  through the online discussion and participants' attitudes toward the computer-mediated communication (CMC) activity.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0261444806303692 fatcat:ycjknqm5fbgkdngwtvd2wouafm

Significations accordées par des jeunes et des enseignants inuit à leur vécu familial, scolaire et communautaire au Nunavik

Tatiana Garakani
2016 Enfances, Familles, Générations  
This message has been underscored at every community session and is a priority held dearly by young and old alike.  ...  Since everyone has computers these days, maybe new applications and language programs could be created to reinforce the use of Inuktitut.  ...  After four years of coordinated effort by the residents of the Inuit communities of Umiujaq, Kuujjuarapik and Inukjuak and the Cree community of Whapmagoostui, Quebec agreed to protect the Nastapoka River  ... 
doi:10.7202/1039499ar fatcat:s5fbr3ophfc4rcaphykdljn3xy
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