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The right to be cold : one woman's fight to protect the Arctic and save the planet from climate change

Author: Sheila Watt-Cloutier
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : University of Minnesota Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A "courageous and revelatory memoir" (Naomi Klein) chronicling the life of the leading Indigenous climate change, cultural, and human rights advocate For the first ten years of her life, Sheila Watt-Cloutier traveled only by dog team. Today there are more snow machines than dogs in her native Nunavik, a region that is part of the homeland of the Inuit in Canada. In Inuktitut, the language of Inuit, the elders say
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
Named Person: Sheila Watt-Cloutier; Sheila Watt-Cloutier
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sheila Watt-Cloutier
ISBN: 9781517904975 1517904978
OCLC Number: 1007310850
Notes: Includes index.
Originally published: Toronto, Ontario, Canada : Allen Lane, 2015.
Description: xxvi, 337 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Foreword / Bill McKibben --
Introduction --
1. An Early Childhood of Ice and Snow --
2. From Dog Teams to Miniskirts and Rock 'n' Roll --
3. A Return Home --
4. Finding Our Voice --
5. POPs and the Inuit Journey --
6. The Voices of the Hunters --
7. The Right to Be Cold --
8. Acclaim from Outside, Peace from Within --
9. Citizens of the World --
Conclusion: Bridging Old and New, North and South --
Acknowledgments --
Index.
Responsibility: Sheila Watt-Cloutier ; foreword by Bill McKibben.

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