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COVITA (Arctic COVID) project at the ARCTICenter, University of Northern Iowa published COVID-19 public health educational materials in Indigenous languages from the Russian Arctic.

The "Stop COVID-19" posters produced in collaboration with the Institute of the Peoples of the North at Herzen University, Russia are available in digital format and could be printed. The series currently includes nine posters in the following Indigenous languages: Itelmen, Koryak, Koryak, Nenets, Chukchi, Even, Evenk, Siberian Yupik and Yukagir languages. More languages may be added as the project develops, and more communities are encouraged to participate. Contact Tatiana Degai at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

The materials are accessible HERE

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