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Canadian Inuit literature

Robin McGrath

Canadian Inuit literature

the development of a tradition

by Robin McGrath

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Published by National Museums of Canada in [Ottawa] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Inuit authors,
  • Bibliography,
  • Canadian literature,
  • Inuit,
  • Inuit literature,
  • Periodicals

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobin McGrath
    SeriesMercury series, Paper -- no. 94, Paper (Canadian Ethnology Service) -- no. 94.
    ContributionsCanadian Ethnology Service, National Museum of Man (Canada)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS8235 .I65 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 230 p. :
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26576065M

    Her book awards for They Called Me Number One include, 3rd Prize, Burt Award for First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Literature, shortlisted for the Hubert Evans Non-Fiction Prize (B.C. Book Prizes), winner of the George Ryga Award for Social Awareness in Literature. TD Canadian Children’s Book Week May 2 – 9, du 2 au 9 mai Celebrating First Nations, Métis & Inuit Literature Great Canadian Books & Activities for Kids & Teens A program of The Canadian Children’s Book Centre an Ontario government agency un organisme du gouvernement de l’Ontario.

    The B.C.-based writer won the Governor General's Literary Award for children's literature for the novel Gemini Summer and his latest book, The Skeleton Tree, was a finalist for the TD. Beginning with Inuit and Indian myths, New charts the development of Canadian literature to early In the process, he ties many of its themes to the history, politics, and social organization of the emerging nation. A useful chronology links literature and historical events, and a fine bibliography of primarily Canadian sources is also.

    Canadian Wildlife Activity Book: Volume One contains over detailed illustrations, including the largest creature that has appeared on Earth: BC's blue whale, a mammal that weighs up to tonnes. Canada is also home to North America's smallest mammal — the pygmy shrew, which weighs about the same as .   This bibliography is an introductory reading list intended to increase basic awareness of the history and culture of Inuit of Canada. learn more about Inuit in Canada through this introductory reading list. Inuit, the Indigenous peoples of the Arctic, have a rich history and culture that have helped to define Canada. Literature and.


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