Tulugaq (english): An Oral History of Ravens by Kerry MccluskeyTulugaq (english): An Oral History of Ravens by Kerry Mccluskey

Tulugaq (english): An Oral History of Ravens

Compiled byKerry Mccluskey

Paperback | October 23, 2013

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Ravens appear in mythology and folklore the world over. Few other birds have inspired such simultaneous dread and fascination, or given rise to so many forms of artistic expression. But in the Arctic, ravens are not only mythological and artistic figures, but also brilliant scavengers, fascinating communicators, and daily nuisances.

The result of ten years of research and interviews, Tulugaq examines the raven's place in Canadian Arctic society and reveals a bird that is at times loved, maligned, dreaded, and even revered. With dozens of photographs and first-person stories from communities across Nunavut, the Yukon, and the Northwest Territories, Tulugaq is a visually stunning examination of one of the animal kingdom's most complicated figures.

Kerry McCluskey has been working as a journalist and writer in the Arctic, telling the stories of the North since 1993. In 1999, she began travelling across the Arctic collecting stories, information, photographs, and artwork about ravens from Inuit, First Nations, and non-Aboriginal Northerners alike. Tulugaq, her first book, is the r...
Title:Tulugaq (english): An Oral History of RavensFormat:PaperbackDimensions:94 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.2 inPublished:October 23, 2013Publisher:Inhabit MediaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1927095158

ISBN - 13:9781927095157

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