Inuit Legends

Leah Shaw
Grade Levels:
Adult Education, College, University
Arctic, Inuit
Book Type:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Sale price$27.45


Inuit Legends CD produced by CBC Radio North is a 2-disc spoken word CD that contains five traditional Inuit stories. The first disc is the English language version and the second is the Inuktitut version. The legends are The Orphan Shaman, The Three Stars-How the constellation was formed, Nuliajuk-Sedna the Sea Goddess, Poor Fisherman, Illimarasujuk-The legend of starvation, desperation and the creation of mosquitos. Actors featured include Inuit men and women as well as throat singers who provide background vocals. The dramatic storytelling is enhanced by the intonation and storytelling skills of the actors. The stories feature mature themes.

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