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Title:
The Inuit : ivory carvers of the far north
Author:
Koestler-Grack, Rachel A., 1973-
Publication Information:
Mankato, Minn. : Blue Earth Books, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
32 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm.
Summary:
Discusses the Inuit Indians, focusing on their tradition of carving ivory. Includes a recipe for a blueberry-topped snowcream, and instructions for carving soap animals and for playing an Inuit game.
Language:
English
Contents:
A time of darkness -- The search for food -- More than meat -- The shaman -- Inuit storytelling art -- Inuit clothing and jewelry -- Two worlds meet -- The Inuit today.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 4.6 0.5 71377.
ISBN:
9780736821711
Format :
Book

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Discusses the Inuit Indians, focusing on their tradition of carving ivory. Includes a recipe for a blueberry-topped snowcream, and instructions for carving soap animals and for playing an Inuit game.


Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Winter in the Far Northp. 4
Chapter 2 The Search for Foodp. 6
Chapter 3 More than Meatp. 10
Chapter 4 The Shamanp. 14
Chapter 5 Inuit Storytellingp. 16
Chapter 6 Inuit Clothing and Jewelryp. 20
Chapter 7 Two Worlds Meetp. 24
Chapter 8 The Inuit Todayp. 28
Features
Words to Knowp. 30
To Learn Morep. 30
Places to Write and Visitp. 31
Internet Sitesp. 31
Indexp. 32

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