Ethnolinguist • France
“The Inuit are expecting partnerships. We must hear this call for solidarity based on skill sharing”
Michèle Therrien is a specialist in Inuit ethno-linguistics. She is in charge of teaching the Inuit language and culture at the Paris National Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilisations (INALCO). This charismatic professor has trained many students following the precept that the Inuit language and culture cannot be dissociated. She became an honorary member of the NGO Le Cercle Polaire in 2007.