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Author Bennett, John
Title Uqalurait : An Oral History of Nunavut
Imprint Montreal : MQUP, 2004
©2004
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Descript 1 online resource (522 pages)
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Series McGill-Queen's Native and Northern Series ; v.36
McGill-Queen's Native and Northern Series
Note Intro -- Contents -- List of Black and White Illustrations -- List of Figures -- List of Maps -- Acknowledgments -- Foreword -- Introduction -- A Note on Language and Spelling -- Colour Plates following page -- PART ONE: Inuit Identity -- 1 Naming -- 2 The Family -- 3 Animals -- 4 Hunting -- 5 Gathering -- 6 Food Sharing -- 7 Leadership -- 8 Justice -- 9 Music and Dance -- 10 Astronomy -- 11 Navigation -- 12 The Land -- 13 External Relations -- Inuit -- Indians -- 14 Tuniit -- 15 Unusual Beings -- 16 Cosmology -- 17 Shamanism -- 18 Singaijuq (Pregnancy) and Irnisuktuq (Labour) -- 19 Medicine -- 20 Death and Burial -- 21 Architecture -- Introduction -- Dwellings -- Caches - Preserving for the Future -- Inuksuit/Inuksugait - Indicators of the Past -- 22 Material Culture -- Introduction -- Hunting Equipment -- Boats -- Qimmiit (Dogs) -- Qamutiit (Sledges) -- Domestic Equipment -- 23 Skin Preparation and Clothing -- Skin Preparation -- Clothing -- PART TWO: Regional Identity -- 24 Inuit Seasonal Rounds -- 25 Seasonal Round of the Ahiarmiut -- 26 Seasonal Round of the Arviligjuarmiut -- 27 Seasonal Round of the Amitturmiut -- 28 Seasonal Round of the Inuinnait -- Conclusion -- Glossary -- A -- H -- I -- K -- M -- N -- P -- Q -- S -- T -- U -- Bibliography -- Index of Elders Quoted in the Text -- A -- B -- E -- H -- I -- K -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- S -- T -- U -- General Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W
Uqalurait, pointed snowdrifts formed by Arctic blizzards, "would tell us which direction to go in," says elder Mariano Aupilarjuk. This oral history, guided by the traditional knowledge of Inuit elders from across Nunavut, also follows the uqalurait
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Bennett, John Uqalurait : An Oral History of Nunavut Montreal : MQUP,c2004 9780773523401
Subject Inuit -- Nunavut -- History.;Inuit -- Nunavut -- Social life and customs.;Ethnology -- Nunavut.;Oral history -- Nunavut.;Inuit -- Nunavut -- Histoire.;Inuit -- Nunavut -- Moeurs et coutumes.;Ethnologie -- Nunavut
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Alt Author Rowley, Susan
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