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Northern voices : Inuit writing in English

Author: Penny Petrone
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©1988.
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Traces the paths that link the cultural past of Arctic peoples with its expression in the present day. In four parts: oral traditions; early contact literature; narratives, letters and transitional literature; modern writing.
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Northern voices.
Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©1988
(OCoLC)597791022
Online version:
Northern voices.
Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©1988
(OCoLC)609307392
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Penny Petrone
ISBN: 0802057721 9780802057723
OCLC Number: 23770407
Description: xv, 314 pages, [14] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Cold and mosquitoes / Ivaluartjuk --
A magic prayer ; Words which make heavy things light ; words to stop bleeding ; A walrus hunt / Aua --
An old dance song / Tuglik --
Women become dangerous when they have no husbands / Naukatjik --
Origin of the Sadlemuit ; Origin of the sun and moon ; The revenge of the orphan boy / William Okomaluk --
The crow and the two eider ducks / Felix Kopak --
Tutukatuk, who was carried off by the moon for breach of taboo / Inugpasugjuk --
The genesis of song ; My Breath ; Caribou magic ; A song of derision / Orpingalik --
A mother's lament / Uvlunuag --
The origin of the Indians ; The fate of the Franklin expedition / Qaqortingneq --
The origin of the clouds / Uloqsaq and Ikpakhuag --
Dead man's song / Netsit --
A sea chant / Itireitok --
The death of a son --
The owl woos the snow-bunting / Kibbarjuk --
The old man's song --
Mother and child --
A whaling chant --
Magic Words to a whale --
The people of the caribou antler --
An incantation for good weather --
The Joy of the dance / Unalina and Cukaiyoq --
The song of the pintailed duck in competition with the ptarmigan --
Sedna and the fulmar --
Kiviung --
A healing chant --
Tikisiak ; Winer's exodus / Rose Pamack --
Creation --
The creation of man / Unaleq --
The raven and the red fox --
Karpik's conversation with Jens Haven, 1769 --
Mikak to Jens Haven, 1770 --
Mikak to the Moravian missionaries --
Attuiock's impressions of London, 1772 --
Kingminguse's renunciation, 1776 --
Aula's response, 1776 --
Eketcheak and wife's response to Captain George Cartwright's proposal, 1786 --
First meeting --
Inuluapik's letter to Mr. Hogarth, 1840 --
Kallihirua's letter, 1853 --
Kallihirua's letter, 1856 --
Ugarng's impressions of New York --
Ipirvik and Taqulittuq --
Taqulittuq's complaint to Hall about whalers --
Taqulittuq's objection to lesson in geology --
Taqulittuq's letter, 1864 --
Ipirvik's testimony to the New York Herald, 1873 --
Taqulittuq's testimony, 1873 --
Taqulittuq's letter to Mrs. Budington, 1873 --
Ipirvik's reactions, 1875 --
Hans Hendrik's memoirs (an extract) --
John Bull's testimony --
Zecharias' confession to Brother Kahle --
Pomiuk's letter to Mr. Martin, 1897 --
Uisakassak's impressions of New York, 1898 --
Minik Wallace's dilemma --
Merqusaq: an epic Arctic journey --
John Aggakdjuk's report --
Tannaumirk's reactins to Stefansson, 1910 --
Ada Blackjack Johnson's diary --
Christian testimony: Jonathan, Peter, Simeon --
Abraham's diary --
Abraham's letter to Brother Elsner, 1881 --
Lyda Campbell's autobiography (an extract) --
How Igjugarjuk acquired his shamanic powers --
How Aua became a shaman --
The soul / Aua --
A letter of complaint, 1922 / Peter Tulugajuak --
Opartok's diary --
Ohnainewk's diary --
Sister Pelagy's letter to Father Thibert, o.m.i., 1951 --
Madeleine's letter of request --
Interview / Thomas Umaok --
The snow goose and the mosquito: a question of development / Victor Allen --
Autobiography (an excerpt) / John Ayaruaq --
What does it mean to be an Eskimo? / Abe Okpik --
I see your face / Luke Issaluk --
Wings of mercy / Markoosie --
The historic voyage of the St. Roch / Joe Panipakuttruk --
The song of the aircraft / Bernard Irqugaqtuq --
Wondering in silence / Jimmy Patsauq Naumealuk --
Old Woman's song / Dorothy --
Blood thirsty enemies / Alexis Pamiuq Utatnaq --
The sinking of the Nascopie / Peter Pitseolak --
Northern lights / Kowmageak Arnakalak --
Making ready for winter ; A matter of life and death / Isa Smiler --
My writings / Eric Anoee --
Nothing marvellous / Paulosie Kasudluak --
Mangilaluk adrift on the ice / Felix Mayaviak --
No way out / Bessie Andreason --
Our land / Willie Thrasher --
My name is Masak / Alice French --
Will the Inuit disappear for the face of this earth? / John Amagoalik --
Thoughts of Armand Tagoona / Armand Tagoona --
La parole changee en pierre / Davidialuk Alasuaq Amittu --
The Spanish flu, 1918 / Joshua Obed --
C.D. Howe ; Part II: the hospital / Leah Idlout d'Argencourt --
Living in two hells / Minnie Aodla Freeman --
Frobisher Bay childhood ; Damn those invaders / Alootook Ipellie --
Come to our place since you got a seal / Tumasi Quissa --
The known mystery of seals / William Kalleo --
From her life story / Susie Tiktalik --
Equality before the honey bucket / Zebedee Nungak --
I want to learn syllabics / Mark Kalluak --
Wooding / Samuel Metcalfe --
Amagoalik's closing remarks, 1984 / John Amagoalik --
Pitseolak Ashoona's courtship and marriage --
The role of Inuit in international affairs / Mary Simon --
Nanavut? Denendeh? = Northwesterritories / Mary Carpenter Lyons --
I fought to keep my hair / Martha Flaherty --
The whalers of Pangniertung / Aksaajuuq Etuangat --
In the days of the whalers / Leah Arnaujaq --
The Inuit as hunters and managers / Peter Ernerk --
The tree / Angus Anderson --
My little house ; My cooking pot / Liz Semigok --
Who would want to live here? / Taguk Curley --
Everybody likes the Inuit / Nellie Cournoyea.
Responsibility: edited by Penny Petrone.

Abstract:

Traces the paths that link the cultural past of Arctic peoples with its expression in the present day. In four parts: oral traditions; early contact literature; narratives, letters and transitional literature; modern writing.

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