Inuksuk Book

Inuksuk Book

Book - 1999
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Baker & Taylor
Looks at traditional Inuit stone structures, reveals their many functions in Inuit culture, and shows readers how to construct their own inuksuk

Firefly Books Ltd
An introduction to the many forms of the inuksuk structure The image of a traditional Inuit stone structure, or inuksuk, silouetted against an arctic sky, has become a familiar symbol. Yet, for many, their purpose remains a mystery. In a stunning new 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 culture. Winner of the 1999 Children's Category, National Outdoor Book Award sponsored by the Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education and Idaho State University. Chosen as on of the "Best Books for Junior High and High School Readers 1999" by Science Books & Film in the category of Social Sciences, Anthropology

An introduction to the many forms of the inuksuk structure

The image of a traditional Inuit stone structure, or inuksuk, silouetted against an arctic sky, has become a familiar symbol. Yet, for many, their purpose remains a mystery. In a stunning new 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 culture.



Publisher: Toronto Owl 1999
ISBN: 9781895688900
Characteristics: 64

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