Monthly Archive:: November 2014

How to Build an Iglu and a Qamutiik (Inuktitut)

Written by Solomon Awa | Illustrated by Andrew Breithaupt The iglu, a traditional winter shelter built in the Arctic for centuries, is a vital part of Inuit culture. The qamutiik, a traditional sled used for hunting, is

Kiviuq’s Journey (Inuktitut)

Written by Henry Isluanik | Illustrated by Germaine Arnaktauyok Kiviuq’s Journey retells the legend of Kiviuq, one of the most important and well-known legends in all of Inuit mythology, just as it has been told in the Kivalliq

Tuniit: Mysterious Folk of the Arctic (Inuktitut)

Written by Rachel and Sean Qitsualik-Tinsley | Illustrated by Sean Bigham Tuniit: Mysterious Folk of the Arctic is the first full-length book dedicated to providing kids with a full understanding of Tuniit, the ancient race that populated

The Blind Boy and the Loon (Inuktitut)

Written and illustrated by Alethea Arnaquq-Baril Based on an acclaimed National Film Board of Canada animated short, The Blind Boy and the Loon is a beautiful retelling of a traditional Inuit story that both explains the origin of the

Miqquliit Tariurmiutat

Written in both roman and syllabic Inuktitut, this book introduces very young children to the mammals that inhabit Arctic waters, such as the walrus, harp seal, and beluga whale.       Download now

A Children’s Guide to Arctic Birds (Inuktitut)

Written by Mia Pelletier | Illustrated by Danny Christopher Nearly 200 species of birds nest in the North American Arctic. While a few hardy species live in the Arctic year-round, most birds travel seasonally to the Arctic

Stories of Survival and Revenge (Inuktitut)

Written by Rachel and Sean Qitsualik-Tinsley | Illustrated by Jeremy Mohler Stories of Survival and Revenge presents three action-packed Inuit folktales: the stories of Nuliajuk, the mother of the sea mammals: Kaugjagjuk, the mistreated orphan who seeks