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Words of the Inuit: A Semantic Stroll through a Northern Culture

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Part of the University of Manitoba Press series, Contemporary Studies on the North, Words of the Inuit is an important resource of Inuit culture. Author Louis‐Jacques Dorais focuses on 1,400 Inuktitut words in this book based on more than five decades of his experience and engagement with Inuit and Inuktitut to delve into word meanings and, as a result, the larger Inuit world view. Topics include the environment and the land, animals and subsistence activities, humans and spirits, family, kinship, naming and the human body. The University of Manitoba Press offers above&beyond Magazine readers a 30 per cent discount on the book if ordered through their site at: https://uofmpress.ca/books/detail/wordsoftheinuit. Use code: DORAIS30.