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Teach an Eskimo How to Read…

Conversations with Peter Freuchen Ittinuar

Peter Freuchen Ittinuar (author) Thierry Rodon (editor)

ISBN: 9781896204901

Publication Date: Jul 2008

Format: Paperback

Peter Freuchen Ittinuar, Canada's first Inuk Member of Parliament, was born in an Inuit community and had a very traditional upbringing but stood apart because of his love for reading. He was picked to take part in the "Eskimo Experiment" and was sent to live with a family in Ottawa. He rose through the qullunaat world, becoming the first Inuk Member of Parliament during the crucial period of the patriation of the Canadian Constitution in 1979.
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Peter Freuchen Ittinuar, Canada's first Inuk Member of Parliament, was born in 1950 in Chesterfield Inlet, an Inuit community on the west coast of Hudson Bay. Ittinuar had a very traditional upbringing but stood apart because of his love for reading. He was picked to take part in the "Eskimo Experiment" and was sent to live with a family in Ottawa. He rose through the qullunaat world, becoming the first Inuk Member of Parliament during the crucial period of the patriation of the Canadian Constitution in 1979.
Pages 238
Dimensions 229 x 152
Date Published 30 Jul 2008
Publisher Nunavut Arctic College Media
Series Life Stories of Northern Leaders
Subject/s Anthropology   Indigenous peoples   Literacy   Sociology: customs & traditions  

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