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Fiers d'etre Innvialuits

October 26, 2012 | Hardcover
ISBN: 9781927083062
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2011 Vancouver Children's Literature Roundtable - Information Book Award

James Pokiak is proud to be Inuvialuit, which means "real people."

The Inuvialuit are the most westerly Canadian Inuit. He lives in the hamlet of Tuktoyuktuk, NWT, which is above the Arctic Circle on the shore of the Arctic Ocean. The community is often just called Tuk to save time. In this book, the fifth in the The Land is Our Storybook series, James and his daughter, Rebecca, go on a trip to harvest beluga whale. Harvesting and preparing beluga meat together as a family is an integral part of what it means to be Inuvialuit. Join James and Rebecca and learn about how the beluga whale is interlinked with Inuvialuit culture and history.

About this Author

Mindy Willett
is an educator from Yellowknife, NWT. She has co-authored all of the books in The Land is Our Storybook series. When not writing she can be found paddling or skiing on the other side of Great Slave Lake.

Tessa Macintosh
is an award-winning northern photographer who raised her family in Yellowknife. In 35 years she has been fortunate to photograph many wonderful northerners and fantastic places across the North. Tessa loves to float a canoe on Great Slave Lake as the full heat of the long summer sun builds. This is to prepare for the cracking solid -35-degree winter nights filled with dancing aurora.

ISBN: 9781927083062
Format: Hardcover
Series: The Land is Our Storybook
Pages: 32
Publisher: Fifth House Books
Published: 2012-10-26

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