How to Build an Iglu and a Qamutiik (Inuktitut)

How to Build an Iglu Inuk coverWritten 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 an essential tool whose versatility and dependability have allowed it to endure over time. InĀ How to Build an Iglu and a Qamutiik, Solomon Awa provides thorough how-to instructions on building iglus and qamutiiks, along with general background information on their construction and importance for survival.

 

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