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Cooking with Lillian Elias

Host Margaret Jane Noksana welcomes guest Lillian Elias from Inuvik for a live cooking show on the Tunnganarniq Show June 30th, 2021. Yum!

Lillian Elias was born in 1943 in the Mackenzie Delta to George and Martha Harry. Despite attending residential school, she was determined, even as a child, to keep her language. She has dedicated her career and life's purpose to preserving, teaching, and revitalizing Uummarmiutun. She is a teacher, translator, interpreter, and drum dancer! She is a recipient of the Minister's Cultural Circle Award (2012), Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee Medal (2012), and the Order of the Northwest Territories (2018). Lillian loves to sit and tell stories and teach her language.


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