The A To Z of the Inuit

Scarecrow PressSKU: 9780810868224

Author:
Pamela R. Stern
Grade Levels:
Eleven, Twelve, College, University
Nation:
Arctic, Inuit, Inuvialuit, Yupik
Book Type:
Paperback
Pages:
198
Publisher:
Scarecrow Press
Copyright Data:
2009

Price:
Sale price$91.20

Description

The A to Z of the Inuit is a dictionary resource, part of the Scarecrow Press series, The A to Z Guide. In this 198-page guide are more than 450 entries covering the histories and cultures of the circumpolar Indigenous peoples of Canada, Alaska, Russia, and Greenland. The entries briefly cover education, language rights, self-government and self determination, the militarization of their lands and their lives, climate change and pollution, and globalization. The emphasis of the book is on contemporary issues and concerns of the Inuit, and offer brief biographical entries on people in the arts, education, politics, and economics. Such people include Mary Simon, Michael Arvaarluk Kusugak, Pitseolak, Zebedee Nungak, and Zacharis Kunak. Additional entries include Aboriginal rights, Yupik language, syllabics, forced relocations, project surname, Nunavut Territory, and James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement. The book contains a detailed bibliography, introductory essay, chronology, maps, and websites for organizations. This handy guide is useful for secondary school and public libraries.

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