How to Build an Iglu and a Qamutiik

SKU: 9781927095317

Author:
Solomon Awa
Grade Levels:
Seven, Eight, Nine, Ten, Eleven, Twelve, Adult Education
Nation:
Arctic, Inuit
Book Type:
Paperback
Pages:
32
Publisher:
Inhabit Media
Copyright Data:
2012

Price:
Sale price$9.95

Description

How to Build an Iglu and a Qamutiik is a detailed how-to guide for building the traditional Inuit home or igloo and the long sled or qamutiik. Inuk skilled craftsman Solomon Awa provides these illustrated instructions along with general background information on each item's construction and importance for survival in the Arctic regions. This bilingual book contains parallel Inuktitut (syllabics) and English in this 40-page informative title. In Inuktitut, the title is Igluvigaliurniq qamusiurnirlu. It was translated by translated by Saa Pitseolak and Louise Flaherty. This is an important resource about the design, construction, tools and techniques utilized by Inuit craftsmen. Ideal for understanding survival techniques in Arctic regions.

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