HARPOON OF THE HUNTER.

By: Markoosie. Foreword by James H. McNeill.

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Book Condition: Near Fine


81 pp, 8 3/8" H. B&w illustrations. "The hero of this story, young Kamik, achieves manhood during the hunt for a wounded polar bear and his long journey home alone, after his companions have been killed. The first piece of (Inuit) fiction to be published in English describes life in the Canadian Arctic before the coming of the white man. It is an astonishing tale of a people struggling for survival in a brutal environment. (The author) lives deep inside the Arctic Circle at Resolute Bay, Northwest Territories. He was the first Canadian (Inuit) to hold a commercial flying licence and works as a pilot taking charter flights in and out of the Arctic." Book is clean and bright. Dust jackat has minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine.

Title: HARPOON OF THE HUNTER.

Author Name: Markoosie. Foreword by James H. McNeill.

Illustrator: Germaine Arnaktauyok.

Categories: Historical Fiction, Native Peoples, Canada - Folklore/Mythology, Canada - Native Peoples, Canada - Territories / Arctic,

Edition: Second Printing

Publisher: Montreal, McGill - Queen's University Press: 1970

ISBN Number: 0773501029

ISBN Number 13: 9780773501027

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 28692

Keywords: Inuit Fiction, Eskimo, Eskimos, Inuit, Resolute, Cornwallis Island, Hunters, Hunting, Traditional Stories, Canadian Arctic, Canada, Oral Traditions, Folklore, Legends, Storytelling, Inuit Literature, Polar Bears, Kamik, Seals, Igloos, Suluk, Survival.,