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The Ethnographic Recordings of Inuit Oral Traditions

Father Guy Mary-Rousselière (author) Frédéric B. Laugrand (editor)
Jarich G. Oosten (editor)

ISBN: 9781897568033

Publication Date: Jul 2009

Format: Paperback

Through the power of human memory and story-telling language, you are invited to step back in time to absorb the songs, narratives, and mythology of recently passed generations of Inuit as recorded by Father Guy Mary-Rousselière. This absorbing book contains narratives recorded by Father Mary-Rousselière from the Kitikmeot, Kivalliq, and Qikiqtaaluk regions of Nunavut, accompanied by photographs taken by Father Mary-Rousselière and his colleagues.
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Through the power of human memory and story-telling language, you are invited to step back in time to absorb the songs, narratives, and mythology of recently passed generations of Inuit as recorded by Father Guy Mary-Rousselière. Father Mary came to the Canadian Arctic in 1938 as a missionary priest and fell in love with the Inuit culture. He learned the language and recorded the oral traditions of the people he met from the 1940s to the early 1970s.

This absorbing book contains narratives recorded by Father Mary-Rousselière from the Kitikmeot, Kivalliq, and Qikiqtaaluk regions of Nunavut, accompanied by photographs taken by Father Mary-Rousselière and his colleagues.
Pages 360
Dimensions 229 x 152
Date Published 30 Jul 2009
Publisher Nunavut Arctic College Media
Subject/s Anthropology   Indigenous peoples   Oral history   Sociology: customs & traditions  

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