The Hands' Measure: Essays Honouring Leah Aksaajuq Otak's Contribution to Arctic Science, is edited by John MacDonald and Nancy Wachowich. The foreword, A Stitch in Time: Inuktut, Seewing, and Self-Discovery is by Eva Aariak discusses Leah Aksaajuq Otak's lifelong understanding of "the feeling of confidence, balance, and genuine identity we get from an active, ongoing engagement with the culture and language of our grandparents" (Eva Aariak). Nancy Wachowich introduces this book in Leah Aksaajuq Otak: The Measure of a Stitch and the Art of Translation. Chapter one: Capturing Souls: Beginnings of Oral History Work in Igloolik is by George Quviq Qulaut. Chapter two by John MacDonald: Stories and Representation: Two Centuries of Narrating Amitturmiut History. Chapter three, Restoring an Ancestral Legacy: Museum Collections, Inuit Clothing, and Communities by Bernadette Driscoll Engelstad. Chapter four, Inuit Lives and Arctic Legacies: Leah Otak, Edward Parry, and Igloolik by J.C.H. King. Chapter six Inuit Oral History: Statements and Testimony in Criminal Investigations - The Case of the Killing of Robert James, 1920. Chapter six, The People's Land: The Film by Hugh Brody. Chapter seven, "Tass'Nuann'!" Tradition, Sports, and Friendship at the Kayak Club Nuuk by Birgit Pauksztat. Chapter 8, Living, Travelling, Sharing: How the Land Permeates the Towns Through Stories by Claudio Aporta. Chapter nine, "Once in a Long While": The Igloolik Oral Hisotry Project as a Resource with Which to Understand Suicidal Behaviour in Historic Inuit Society by Jack Hicks. Chapter ten, A Marriage in Nunavik by Louis-Jacques Dorais. Chapter eleven, Reclaiming the Past and Reimagining the Future: The Igloolik Oral History Project, Evaluation, and Community Development by Sheena Kennedy Dalseg. Chapter twelve, Leah Aksaajuq Otak: A Life in Language by John MacDonald. Chapter thirteen, Encounters: Reflections on Anthropology and Cultural Brokers by William C.E. Rasing. Chapter fourteen is by Susan Rowley, Ujakkat: Iglulingmiut Geology. Chapter fifteen Reflections on a Flag is by John MacDonald. Chapter sixteen Our Old Sold House is by Sylvie LeBlanc. The Afterword is by Noah Richler, Sunrise, Stories, and Snowhouses: A Conversation with Leah Otak. The final section of The Hands' Measure: Essays Honouring Leah Aksaajuq Otak's Contribution to Arctic Science, includes contributors, acknowledgements, notes and an index.