Our First Caribou Hunt

byChris Giroux, Jennifer NoahIllustratorHwei Lim

Picture Books | September 11, 2015

Our First Caribou Hunt by Chris Giroux
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A sweet and simple introduction to Inuit hunting practices and the proper treatment of game.
Nutaraq and Simonie are eager to go on their first hunting trip with their father. As they load up their snow machine and sled for the trip, Nutaraq hopes that she will be able to catch her first caribou that weekend, with some help from her dad. But when the trip nears its end and Nutaraq still hasn't caught her first caribou, she tries her very hardest to follow all of her father's advice about how Inuit traditionally hunted on the land.
This book focuses not only on basic, practical hunting techniques, but also on traditional values around the treatment of animals and the sharing of food.

Chris Giroux came into the world during a raging blizzard that grounded all the planes, so his mother gave birth to him in Pangnirtung, Nunavut, rather than Iqaluit. Spending most of his childhood living with his Inuit grandparents, Chris learned about the land, animals, survival, and how to live in balance with nature. He learned from...
Title:Our First Caribou HuntFormat:Picture BooksProduct dimensions:32 pages, 8.5 X 8.5 X 0.3 inShipping dimensions:32 pages, 8.5 X 8.5 X 0.3 inPublished:September 11, 2015Publisher:Inhabit MediaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1772270229

ISBN - 13:9781772270228

Appropriate for ages: 6

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