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We Call it Survival

The Life Story of Abraham Okpik

Abraham Okpik (author) Louis McComber (editor)

ISBN: 9781896204710

Publication Date: Jun 2005

Format: Paperback

Abraham Okpik travelled through many different and changing worlds. Life took him from the traditional nomadic way of life of the Alaskan Inupiat to a federal government office building in Ottawa. Like other Inuit of his generation, Okpik hunted and trapped, travelled by dogteam, and built igluit.
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Abraham Okpik travelled through many different and changing worlds. Life took him from the traditional nomadic way of life of the Alaskan Inupiat to a federal government office building in Ottawa. Like other Inuit of his generation, Okpik hunted and trapped, travelled by dogteam, and built igluit. Simultaneously, he was an avid reader with a knack for historical detail, a man who eventually took a leading role in the development of political institutions in the Canadian North.
Pages 384
Dimensions 229 x 152
Date Published 30 Jun 2005
Publisher Nunavut Arctic College Media
Series Life Stories of Northern Leaders
Subject/s Anthropology   Indigenous peoples   Sociology: customs & traditions  

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