Kamik (english): An Inuit Puppy Story by Donald UluadluakKamik (english): An Inuit Puppy Story by Donald Uluadluak

Kamik (english): An Inuit Puppy Story

byDonald UluadluakIllustratorQin Leng

Picture Books | November 28, 2012

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When Jake finally gets a puppy to call his own, all he can think about is the fast, strong sled dog that his puppy will become. But Kamik is far from an obedient sled dog. He won't listen, he tracks mud all over the house, and he's a lot more work than Jake ever thought a puppy could be! But after a visit with his grandfather, who raised many puppies of his own while living out on the land, Jake learns that Inuit have been raising puppies just like Kamik to be obedient, resourceful, helpful sled dogs for generations.
Inspired by the real-life recollections of an elder from Arviat, Nunavut, this book lovingly recreates the traditional dog-rearing practices that prevailed when Inuit relied on dogs for transportation and survival.

Donald Uluadluak was an elder from Arviat, Nunavut. He was born in Arviat and raised by his grandparents, when Inuit were nomadic and depended on game for survival. He was an elder advisor for the Nunavut Department of Education for several years. After he retired, he began recording memories and recollections from his life to publish ...
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Title:Kamik (english): An Inuit Puppy StoryFormat:Picture BooksDimensions:32 pages, 8.5 × 8.5 × 0.2 inPublished:November 28, 2012Publisher:Inhabit MediaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1927095115

ISBN - 13:9781927095119

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“This book is highly recommended for public and elementary school libraries everywhere. It is also an essential addition to any collection of northern Canadian children’s literature.”