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The Inuksuk Book (Wow Canada! Collection) by Mary Wallace

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Published by Maple Tree Press .
Written in English


  • Social Science - Customs, Traditions, Anthropology,
  • Nunavut,
  • Inuit,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 People & Places,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Social life and customs,
  • People & Places - United States - Native American,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / Social Science / Customs, Traditions, Anthropology,
  • Eskimos,
  • Juvenile literature

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8726725M
ISBN 101897066139
ISBN 109781897066133

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  In The Inuksuk Book, artist and children’s author Mary Wallace, in consultation with Inuit elders and other noted experts, gives a fascinating introduction in words, pictures, and paintings to the many forms of the inuksuk structure and its unique place in Inuit life and : The Inuksuk Book offers a fresh glimpse into the culture, customs, and ingenuity of the Inuit by examining the symbolic information revealed in the mysterious inuksuk. Found throughout the Far North, inuksuit are stone structures that act in the place of human beings to communicate knowledge essential for Arctic survival. Through the collective wisdom of Inuit elders and noted experts. The Inuksuk Book is a brief but fascinating description of various Arctic inuksuit (the plural of inuksuk) and the roles these stone landmarks have played for building blocks of a communication system, inuksuit can be guides, warnings, memorials, monuments, and human stand-ins. Combining the messaging capacity of totem poles and the practicality of scarecrows, inuksuit are a. The inuksuk book by Wallace, Mary; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Social life and customs, Inuit, Eskimos, Inuits, Ouvrages pour la jeunesse, Moeurs et.

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