Nala's Magical Mitsiaq (english): A Story Of Inuit Adoption by Jennifer NoahNala's Magical Mitsiaq (english): A Story Of Inuit Adoption by Jennifer Noah

Nala's Magical Mitsiaq (english): A Story Of Inuit Adoption

byJennifer NoahIllustratorQin Leng

Picture Books | May 27, 2013

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Adoption among Inuit families, known as Inuit custom adoption, is a unique and age-old practice that sees families within Nunavut placing children with adoptive parents in the community as they see fit. This tradition remains a celebrated part of Inuit culture and identity to this day.
Nala's Magical Mitsiaq tells the story of how Nala and Qiatsuk became sisters through Inuit custom adoption. This story, lovingly based on the author's own family, explains the unique process of custom adoption and introduces kids to the importance of adoption within Inuit culture. Adorable illustrations and heartfelt text bring this tale of family love to life for readers both familiar and unfamiliar with this unique cultural tradition.

Jennifer Noah grew up in the south but always had a fondness for the North. She would often write short stories about Inuit children in her primary school years. Jennifer moved to Iqaluit in her midtwenties, where she continued her work in the field of mental health and addictions counselling. She later transitioned into a youth health...
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Title:Nala's Magical Mitsiaq (english): A Story Of Inuit AdoptionFormat:Picture BooksDimensions:32 pages, 9 × 7 × 0.68 inPublished:May 27, 2013Publisher:Inhabit MediaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1927095263

ISBN - 13:9781927095263

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“This is another excellent book from Inhabit Media and should be included in public and elementary school library collections.”