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Métayer, Maurice; Nanogak, Agnès; Kalvak, Helen.

Tales From the Igloo

Tales From the Igloo

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Edmonton (Canada): Edmonton, Hurtig Publishers, 1972. Presumed first ed. (no earlier dates or printings indicated). 127 pages color illustrations 16 x 22 cm. Fine in copy in near fine lighty shelfworn jacket in archival mylar. Sharp and crisp. Hardcover. ISBN: 088830062X; 9780888300621

Stunning artwork. / Contents: The magic drum.--Kajortoq, the red fox.--The orphan and the bears.--The ball players.--Kautaluk.--The owl and the ptarmigan.--The swan and the crane.--Kajortoq and the crow.--Lost at sea.--The wolf and the owl.--The deceitful raven.--Taligvak.--The hunter and the children.--Kidnapped by wolves.--The legend of the Coppermine River.--The ghost hunter.--The blind boy and the loon.--The huntress.--The eagle and the hunter.--The lazy son-in-law.--The bear and the child.--The dog and the young girl.

Twenty two legends of the Copper Eskimos (Inuit) of the Northwest Territories, originally oral, translated into English from the Inuktitut. Colour illustrations by Agnes Nanogak and Helen Kalvak of the Holman Island Cooperative

Eskimos -- Legends. Tales, Inuit. Inuits -- Folklore. Inuit. Inuits -- Canada -- Territoires du Nord-Ouest -- Folklore. novels. Fiction. Folklore. Fiction. Novels. Romans.

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