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Henry Isluanik (CA)

Kiviuq's Journey

Kiviuq's Journey

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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 as been told in the Kivalliq region of Nunavut for centuries.

Late Kivalliq-region elder Henry Isluanik lovingly retells this legend of the a lost Inuit hunter who must pass through many obstacles, using his own knowledge and quick wit to outsmart many foes, in order to find his way home.

With black-and-white line illustrations by acclaimed Inuit artist Germaine Arnaktauyok, this book is a definitive and authentic printed account of an important Inuit traditional story.

Intended for adult readers, this is a perfect selection for Inuit studies students.

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Henry Isluanik (1925-2012) was an elder and storyteller from Arviat, Nunavut. Henry was well known for his memory of stories and songs, and for his generosity in sharing his knowledge with people. Henry and his brother, Mark Kalluak, contributed greatly to the preservation and promotion of Inuit traditional stories.

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