The People Of The Sea by Donald UluadluakThe People Of The Sea by Donald Uluadluak

The People Of The Sea

byDonald UluadluakIllustratorMike Motz

Picture Books | February 3, 2017

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When young Donald and his friends head down to the water to play, they have no idea that they are soon to encounter a mermaid, one of the creatures that his elders have told him about. Terrified, the boys run back to their camp, ready to tell everyone what they have just seen. But what did they see? They can't seem to remember it clearly. It is up to Donald's grandmother to explain to them the magical creature they just encountered.

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 ...
Title:The People Of The SeaFormat:Picture BooksProduct dimensions:32 pages, 9 × 9 × 0.15 inShipping dimensions:9 × 9 × 0.15 inPublished:February 3, 2017Publisher:Inhabit MediaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1772271381

ISBN - 13:9781772271386

Appropriate for ages: 5


Rated 3 out of 5 by from Inuit Mythical Sea Creature A simple telling of the folklore of the Inuit sea-dwelling creature called arnajuinnaq. Easy text and beautiful illustrations. A great addition to school curriculum in the study of the Arctic peoples.
Date published: 2017-03-05

Editorial Reviews

". . . [A] taste of traditional storytelling, one that celebrates both the modern lives and the ancient stories of Canada's first people."