byHerve PaniaqIllustratorGermaine Arnaktauyok

Hardcover | November 20, 2018

Takannaaluk by Herve Paniaq
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"Takannaaluk"" means ""the one down there""—a term used in the High Arctic to refer to the mother of sea mammals, the most important being in Inuit mythology. This unique picture book tells how she came to be both feared and respected. As a young woman, Takannaaluk is tricked into marrying a sea bird posing as a man and then betrayed by her family. Her story is brought to vivid life by respected elder Herve Paniaq and renowned artist Germaine Arnaktauyok.

Herve Paniaq is an elder from Igloolik, Nunavut.Germaine Arnaktauyok is an Inuit artist and illustrator, best known for her prints and etchings depicting Inuit myths and traditional ways of life. In 1999, she designed the special edition two-dollar coin commemorating the founding of the territory of Nunavut. She is the co-author, with ...
Title:TakannaalukFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:32 pages, 8 X 9 X 0.3 inShipping dimensions:32 pages, 8 X 9 X 0.3 inPublished:November 20, 2018Publisher:Inhabit MediaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1772271810

ISBN - 13:9781772271812

Appropriate for ages: 5

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