Uumasuusivissuaq

Germaine_poem_cover_nov27 frontWritten by Karla Jessen Williamson and Louise Flaherty | Illustrated by Germaine Arnaktauyok

This richly illustrated Inuktitut book makes the story of Uumasuusivissuaq accessible to Inuit everywhere. This important story from Inuit cosmology tells how a powerful woman has filled the world with marine life, and continues to ensure the natural world is cared for. This book also talks about the importance of the ancient taboos that must be kept to ensure this woman is respected and not angered.

 

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