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The Arctic sky : Inuit astronomy, star lore, and legend

Author: John MacDonald; Royal Ontario Museum.; Nunavut Research Institute.
Publisher: Toronto, Ont : Royal Ontario Museum ; Iqaluit, Nunavut : Nunavut Research Institute, ©2000.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John MacDonald; Royal Ontario Museum.; Nunavut Research Institute.
ISBN: 0888544324 9780888544322 0888544278 9780888544278
OCLC Number: 46729620
Notes: Originally published: ©1998.
Description: ix, 313 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 21 cm
Contents: The Artic sky --
The universe --
Stars, constellations, and planets --
Sun, moon, and eclipses --
The atmosphere --
Navigation --
Time --
Igloolik legends --
Inuktitut transcriptions --
Selected legends.
Other Titles: Inuit astronomy, star lore, and legend
Responsibility: John MacDonald ; [Inukitut translations by Louis Tapardjuk and Leah Otak ; photography by Brian Boyle except where otherwise noted ; chapter-opening block prints by Lucy MacDonald].

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