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The Inuit Thought of It Amazing Arctic Innovations by Alootook Ipellie

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Published by Annick Press .
Written in English


  • Human geography / peoples of the world,
  • Inventions,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Arctic regions,
  • Canada,
  • People & Places - Canada/Native Canadian,
  • People & Places - Polar Regions,
  • Technology - Inventions,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / People & Places / Polar Regions,
  • Intellectual life,
  • Inuit,
  • Material culture

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatLibrary binding
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8571757M
ISBN 101554510880
ISBN 109781554510887

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Once known as Eskimos, the Inuit inhabit the Arctic region, one of the most forbidding territories on earth. Occupying lands that stre miles from parts of Siberia, along the Alaskan coast, across Canada, and on to Greenland, the Inuit are one of the most widely dispersed people in the world, but number only ab in population. The Inuit Thought of It | Today's Arctic communities have all the comforts of modern living. Yet the Inuit survived in this harsh landscape for hundreds of years with nothing but the land and their own ingenuity. Join authors Alootook Ipellie and David MacDonald as they explore the amazing innovations of traditional Inuit and how their ideas continue to echo around the : Annick Press. The term Inuit refers broadly to the Arctic indigenous population of Alaska, Canada, and Greenland. Inuit means “people,” and the language they speak is called Inuktitut, though there are regional dialects that are known by slightly different names. Today, the Inuit communities of Canada live in the Inuit Nunangat—loosely defined as “Inuit homeland”—which is divided into . Inuit (/ ˈ ɪ nj u ɪ t /; Inuktitut: ᐃᓄᐃᑦ, "the people", singular: Inuk ᐃᓄᒃ, dual: Inuuk ᐃᓅᒃ [failed verification]) are a group of culturally similar indigenous peoples inhabiting the Arctic regions of Greenland, Canada and Alaska (United States). The Inuit languages are part of the Eskimo–Aleut family. Inuit Sign Language is a critically endangered language isolate Canada: 65, ().