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Chipewyan language program returning to CBC radio waves

Marlene Grooms, who hosted the weekday show up until late last year, is returning to the host's chair this week. The program was off air for about nine months.

Marlene Grooms returning to host's chair after it was vacant for nine months

Marlene Grooms is returning to CBC North to host its Chipewyan-language news and current affairs show, Denesųłıné Yatia. (Samantha Stuart Photography)

After nine months without a host, CBC North's Chipewyan language radio program Denesųłıné Yatia is returning to the radio waves. 

Marlene Grooms, who hosted the weekday show up until late last year, is coming back to the  job. 

Denesųłıné, or Chipewyan, is one of the N.W.T.'s 11 official languages. It's spoken across Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and the N.W.T. and had more than 13,000 speakers as of the 2016 census.

Denesųłıné Yatia is on air from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. MT. 

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