Lighting the Qulliq English Edition

SKU: 9780228703631

Monica Ittusardjuat
Grade Levels:
Preschool, Kindergarten, One
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How do you light the qulliq? This wordless sequence book shows a grandmother and granddaughter lighting a qulliq long ago.

Monica Ittusardjuat is a residential school survivor who grew up in a time when Inuit lived a subsistence way of life, moving camps and following animals where they were plentiful. Monica has thirty years of experience in education and language studies. She has taught in elementary and high schools, as well as in the Teacher Education Program at Nunavut Arctic College. She also worked at the National Inuit Organization for the unification of the Inuktut writing system. After trying to retire, Monica started a new career as a Senior Inuktitut Editor, which she says is her “dream job”.

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