Inuit

The Stars, the Snow, the Fire: Twenty-five Years in the Northern Wilderness

By John Haines

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For 25 years the poet John Haines lived, trapped, and hunted on the windswept hills above the Tanana River east of Fairbanks, Alaska. In this remarkable collection of essays he turns a poet's eye on his existence there and captures a life lived for the sake of survival.
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The Dancing Fox: Arctic Folktales

By John Bierhorst (Editor)

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Eighteen Inuit folktales from an ancient oral tradition filled with magic and animals who can become people.
Includes notes on the Inuit culture.

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The Boy Who Found the Light: Eskimo Folktales Retold and Illustrated with Wood Engravings

By Dale DeArmond

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Three stories tell of how a magic gift allows a young boy to bring light to the world and how a famous trickster got tricked himself. In the last story, a boy makes a journey to the edge of day, where earth and sky meet, and releases many animals, plants, and forces of nature into the world.
Includes a glossary of unfamiliar Inuit words.

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The Blind Boy and the Loon, and Other Eskimo Myths

By Ramona Maher

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Eleven Inuit legends and tales from the Arctic and sub-Arctic regions include "How Thunder and Lightning Came to Be," "The Hardhearted Rich Man," and "The Sea Otter Girl."

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Sedna: An Eskimo Myth

By Beverly Brodsky

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Sedna, mother of all sea animals, tells the story of her life and helps the starving Inuit.

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Very Last First Time

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By Jan Andrews

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Eva Padlyat is an Inuit from Northern Canada, and this is her "very last first time" walking the bottom of the sea by herself. JE Fic And

Suggested for ages 5 - 8

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