An Introduction to Traditional Inuit Myths and Legends

Book - 2011
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This exhaustive story collection makes the rich tradition of Inuit storytelling accessible to the rest of Canada for the first time. From creation myths to animal fables, Unikkaaqtuat gives non-Inuit readers a thorough introduction to the world of Inuit traditional stories. This definitive collection of legends and myths is thoughtfully introduced and carefully annotated. It provides the historical and cultural context needed to understand this rich oral tradition.
Publisher: Iqaluit, Nunavut : Inhabit Media, 2011
ISBN: 9781926569161
Branch Call Number: 398.20899712 UNI 2011 22
Characteristics: 287 p


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7Liberty7 Nov 30, 2014

Horrible! Absolutely nothing "beautiful" or "culturally significant" about these myths.


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7Liberty7 Nov 30, 2014

Other: Lots of cannibals, killing of other people, people marrying animals, and people "trading wives." GROSS!

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