Cura.innu-aimun.ca is the archival version of the first innu-aimun.ca website, and was created to celebrate the Innu language and culture and to share a wide range of Innu language resources, in particular those created under the auspices of the Innu Language CURA Project from 2005-2019. It is the result of a joint partnership between the Linguistics Department at Memorial University, the School of Linguistics and Language Studies at Carleton University, the Labrador Innu School Board (Mamu Tshishkutamashutau – Innu Education) and the Quebec Innu organization Institut Tshakapesh.

In 2019, a new Innu-aimun: Language resources website (innu-aimun.ca) was created to replace this one and to integrate additional resources developed through other projects. The new site was created with the vision of being a place where teachers, students, translators, linguists, and anyone interested in the Innu language can access a wide range of resources in and about Innu.


pishimuss 2018 – Bonne nouvelle pour fêter le solstice: La nouvelle app du dictionnaire innu est publiée et disponible sur iTunes!
Cette version répare les problèmes dus à l’obsolescence technique de la version précédente (2014) et offre un contenu augmenté, mis à jour par l’équipe de rédaction 2018, notamment avec des phrases-exemples en innu traduites en français et en anglais.

Tshima minu-nipaiamiaiekᵘ kie minu-utinamekᵘ ussi-pipun 2019!

takuatshi-pishimᵘ  2018 -Innu mashinaikana (nanishᵘ mashinaikan)

pishimuss 2016 – Innu Tshissenitamun (Mamu tshishkutamashutau)
Curriculum newsletter update
Sheshatshiu-aimun Newsletter 
Mushuau-aimun Newsletter 
English Newsletter
uashtessiu-pishimᵘ  2016 – Innu mashinaikana
Innu Resources Cover, Front 

More Background Information

The website was initially launched as part of the 5-year SSHRC CURA grant “Knowledge and Human Resources for Innu Language Development”, which ran from 2005-2010 and was a joint partnership between the Linguistics Department at Memorial University of Newfoundland the Innu of Labrador and Quebec.

Thanks to continued funding from organizations including Mamu Tshishkutamashutau / Innu Education (MTIE), l’Institut Tshakapesh, the Sheshatshiu Innu First Nation (SIFN), and others, even though the CURA project has ended, projects devoted to the revitalization and maintenance of the Innu language continue under the new name “Innu Language Project” in the Linguistics Department at Memorial University.

These efforts have included  the development of the Innu-English-French Dictionary, curriculum materials (including Innu language children’s books), glossaries for workplace vocabulary, and the adaptation of some of these resources for modern technology, including language apps for smartphones and tablets, online language resources (e.g., interactive Innu language games and lessons), and a newly updated version of this website.

With generous and continued support from various organizations, most notably Mamu Tshishkutamashutau – Innu Education Inc., the Innu Language Project is continuing to expand and improve upon the resources already in existence and to create new Innu-language materials.


If you have any suggestions or notice any mistakes on this website, please email us at: innulang@mun.ca

(C) 2005 Darrell Curl
‘Brook on the road to Sheshatshiu’


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Last Updated: June 1, 2022

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