Say It First

Indigenous Language Revitalization

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge laugh as stories are read to children by Lorraine Allen, a Kwanlin Dun elder, at McBride Museum during the Royal Tour of Canada on September 28, 2016 in Whitehorse, Canada.

Royally recognized efforts to restore the Kwanlin Dun’s Southern Tutchone language reverses trauma caused by residential schools.

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The Elders Speak

Brent Tookenay-CEO of Seven Generations Educational Institute


“SayITFirst has been a real catalyst for Seven Generations Educational Institute and our partnership with the Rainy River District School Board.  It has allowed us to become a driving force in the revitalization of Native Languages.”