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Mentor-Apprenticeship Program Application Assistance

The Mentor-Apprenticeship Program (MAP) is a way of learning an Indigenous language where a fluent speaker of the language (a mentor) teaches a committed language learner (an apprentice) through immersion.

The goal of the program is to have Apprentices increase their ability to understand and speak their language by “living life in the language.”

Training is provided for the following Indigenous languages:

Dene Kǝdǝ́
Dëne Sųłıné
Dene Zhatıé
Dinjii Zhu’ Ginjik
Inuinnaqtun
Inuvialuktun
nēhiyawēwin
Tłı̨chǫ

Please note this program is being offered by the Government of the Northwest Territories. If you require assistance in filling out the forms, please contact Languages Manager Debora Heron at languages@nwtmetis.ca or (867) 872-2770.

If you have any questions about the program or require further information, please contact the GNWT using the following:

https://www.ece.gov.nt.ca/en/MAP
Indigenous_languages@gov.nt.ca
867-767-9346 ext. 71037 from Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 5 pm.


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