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Word of the Week - Law Library - Week 4
qilak - sky - qui-lak
Source: Pirurvik Centre (2016). Inuktut essentials : a phrasebook. Pirurvik Press.
Word of the Week - Murray Library - Week 4
Anishinaabemowin (sometimes called Ojibwemowin, Ojibwe/Ojibwa, or Chippewa):
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