Arctic Song : Creation Stories from the Arctic

SKU: 9781772274974

Author:
Germaine Arnattaujuq (Arnaktauyok)
Grade Levels:
Twelve, Adult Education, College, University
Nation:
Inuit
Book Type:
Hardcover
Pages:
50
Publisher:
Inhabit Media
Copyright Data:
2023

Price:
Sale price$28.95

Description

A collection of traditional Inuit stories, based on the animated film Arctic Song.

This collection of traditional Inuit stories is told through the artwork of acclaimed Inuk artist Germaine Arnattaujuq (Arnaktauyok). From the creation of day and night and the sun and the moon to the origin of the northern lights the many mythological creatures that shaped the Arctic skies, this collection of coloured ink drawings is complemented by simple retellings of each tale that matches the depiction in Arnattaujuq’s work.

Featuring an interview with the artist about her work illustrating Inuit myths and legends, this introduction to traditional Inuit stories is based on the animated film Arctic Song, which was co-produced and co-directed by Germaine Arnattaujuq (Arnaktauyok) and Neil Christopher. Full-colour illustrations throughout.

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