Thursday, December 12, 2019

Traditions, Traps and Trends

The transfer of knowledge is a key issue in the North as Indigenous Peoples meet the ongoing need to adapt to cultural...

The Arctic

This stunningly beautiful and informative book celebrates the Arctic, one of the last great wildernesses on the planet, a place where animals...

True North Rising

Long time CBC radio and television journalist Whit Fraser’s new book is a memoir of a remarkable period in Canada’s North and his lasting...

Wrestling with Colonialism on Steroids: Quebec Inuit Fight for Their Homeland

For decades, the Inuit of northern Québec were among the most neglected people in Canada. In this concise, lively account, Zebedee Nungak relates the...

In Those Days: Tales of Arctic Whaling

In this third volume of In Those Days, Harper shares stories of the rise and fall of the whaling industry in Canada’s Eastern Arctic....

Cold Rush

The Astonishing True Story of the Quest for the Polar North Martin Breum McGill-Queen’s University Press, July 2018 The heating Arctic has become a key issue...

Born to Ice

Paul Nicklen TeNeues Publishing October 2018 Paul Nicklen, acclaimed National Geographic photographer and ocean conservationist, compiles his most powerful images of iconic Arctic wildlife and...

Let’s Move On

Paul Okalik Speaks Out Paul Okalik, Historical Context by Louis McComber Baraka Books, May 2018 Paul Okalik was raised in Pangnirtung, Nunavut, a community that survived...

Cutting Ice

Nancy Campbell Goose Lane Editions February 2018 The life and death of Annie Pootoogook is a story of national significance. The complex narratives weaving through her short life...

Inuit Worldviews

An Introduction Edited by Jarich Oosten and Frédéric Laugrand Nunavut Arctic College  Media September 2017 An insightful introduction into the production and transmission of knowledge in Inuit societies...