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Folktales From Around The World Volume Four By Norma Gangaram
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There are thirty stories contained in this anthology. It is the fourth volume and all of them are guest stories. I take no credit for these stories. Many are my personal favourites, retold to my... More > grandchildren for their enjoyment and edification. These tales run the gamut of legendary characters, legends and folktales from around the world and countries such as USA, China, Europe, and Inuit folktales, Hawaii. India, Scandinavia, Ireland, Asia, the Amazon, Central America and South America and much Greek Mythology to name just a few.< Less
Unikkaaqtuat Qikiqtaniinngaaqtut (Vol. 1) By QIA NCI
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(BAFFIN DIALECT) This is Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit [Inuit traditional knowledge] in the flesh,” co-editor and translator Jaypeetee Arnakak writes in his introduction to this volume of traditional... More > Inuit stories. “The underlying events of a story are perfect spots to encode advice, explanations, and landmarks: the medium is the message. Inuit legends and stories are not mere superstitious musings. What they contain is far richer and more profound than what a superficial glance can grasp.” This rich volume contains thirty-three versions of traditional stories, transcribed and edited from oral recordings of ten Inuit elders from two High Arctic communities, Arctic Bay and Igloolik. Published in partnership with the Niutaq Cultural Institute, Qikiqtani Inuit Association, and Inhabit Media Inc.< Less
Unikkaaqtuat Qikiqtaniinngaaqtut (Vol. 1) By QIA NCI
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(BAFFIN DIALECT) This is Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit [Inuit traditional knowledge] in the flesh,” co-editor and translator Jaypeetee Arnakak writes in his introduction to this volume of traditional... More > Inuit stories. “The underlying events of a story are perfect spots to encode advice, explanations, and landmarks: the medium is the message. Inuit legends and stories are not mere superstitious musings. What they contain is far richer and more profound than what a superficial glance can grasp.” This rich volume contains thirty-three versions of traditional stories, transcribed and edited from oral recordings of ten Inuit elders from two High Arctic communities, Arctic Bay and Igloolik. Published in partnership with the Niutaq Cultural Institute, Qikiqtani Inuit Association, and Inhabit Media Inc.< Less
The Eskimo of Siberia By Waldemar Bogoras
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The Eskimo of Siberia is a collection of classic folk tales and mythology. Waldemar Bogoras was a Russian revolutionary, writer and anthropologist, especially known for his studies of the Chukchi... More > people in Siberia. The materials, published by Bogoraz in periodicals of the Russian Academy of Sciences, such as Specimens of Materials for Studying Chukchi Language and Folklore and Studies of Chukchi Language and Folklore Collected in Kolyma District were a very valuable contribution to the development of linguistics and made the author popular around the world. During the 1920s and '30s he did important anthropological work creating and teaching written languages for indigenous Siberian peoples and founded the Institute of the Northern Peoples in Leningrad. This book is a collection of wonderful tales from the indigenous peoples of Siberia.< Less
Where the Ice Never Melts By Robert Mann
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An Inuit boy and his American friend embark on a rescue mission to save the American boy's father. It is the twenty-second century. Global warming, the Great Arctic Oil Disaster, rising ocean levels,... More > and a worldwide epidemic have taken a heavy toll. Criminal cartels compete for control of world energy resources and have taken hostage the American boy's father, an engineer whose company has invented an amazing new energy source: "solar wire." The boys' journey takes them from Nunavut to South Florida. They are assisted by an Amish family, relatives of the inventor of the solar wire. This futuristic, multicultural, "green" novel was written primarily for young readers.< Less
Where the Ice Never Melts By Robert Mann
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An Inuit boy and his American friend embark on a rescue mission to save the American boy's father. It is the twenty-second century. Global warming, the Great Arctic Oil Disaster, rising ocean levels,... More > and a worldwide epidemic have taken a heavy toll. Criminal cartels compete for control of world energy resources and have taken hostage the American boy's father, an engineer whose company has invented an amazing new energy source: "solar wire." The boys' journey takes them from Nunavut to South Florida. They are assisted by an Amish family, relatives of the inventor of the solar wire. This futuristic, multicultural, "green" novel was written primarily for young readers.< Less
Le feu sur la Terre... By jhaan Pool
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...LE FEU SUR LA TERRE Lien à la fois unique et multiple; point de départ de cette diversité qui singularise les peuples, les cultures et les croyances. Chez les Pygmées,... More > les Bantous, les Amérindiens, les Mayas ou les Inuits de l'Australie, à l"Afrique, de l'Europe au japon, des Amériques au Fidji, dans les mythes, Prométhée ou Mauï, le coyote ou le roitelet, l’araignée ou le séquoia amènent le feu sur la Terre. Dans les croyances, les pratiques religieuses ou les superstitions, l’Homme pense le feu sur la Terre. Bien sûr avec la science, le briquet et seulement une quinzaine de techniques pour produire le feu, l’Homme fait le feu sur la Terre. Offert par un dieu du ciel ou un dieu des entrailles de la Terre, issu de la spiritualité ou des recherches les plus matérialistes, passant du jaune au noir, dans l’espoir ou dans la peur. Un voyage dans la pensée et les pratiques humaines, LE FEU SUR LA TERRE...< Less