Paperback. Pub Date :2007-10-01 Pages: 288 Language: English Publisher: HarperCollins UK A chilling true story of deception and survival set amidst the Inuit communities of the Canadian Arctic.In 1922 the Irish-American explorer Robert Flaherty made a film called Nanook of the North which captured the worlds imagination. Soon afterwards. he quit the Arctic for good.
The Polar Bear Son "A whimsical tale in which an old Eskimo-Inuit woman adopts an orphan polar bear cub that provides food for her as it grows up. When the men of the village grow jealous of the animal's superior hunting ability and decide to kill it, she sends it away. . . . Illustrated in muted pastel colors, the pictures capture this stark, yet beautiful, winter world" ("School Library Journal").
Eight page softcover book with 150 reusable paper stickers (3 each of 50 different designs). Size: 8 ½ x 11 in.
*Includes pictures. *Explains the origins, religion, and social structure of the Inuit. *Includes a Bibliography for further reading. "We are told today that Inuit never had laws or 'maligait'. Why? They say because they are not written on paper. When I think of paper, I think you can tear it up, and the laws are gone. The laws of the Inuit are not on paper.
Bobbles in polar fleece inner poly acrylic, polyester Weight: Approximately 120 gMaterial: Outer: 100% Polyester/Lining: 100% Polyester