Walking on the land

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Published by Steerforth Press in South Royalton, Vt .

Written in English

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  • Inuit -- Nunavut -- History,
  • Inuit -- Nunavut -- Social conditions,
  • Nunavut -- History,
  • Nunavut -- Social conditions,
  • Keewatin (Nunavut) -- History,
  • Keewatin (Nunavut) -- Social conditions

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementFarley Mowat.
LC ClassificationsE99.E7 M88 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination208 p. :
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13628549M
ISBN 101586420240
LC Control Number00069690

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The Waking Land is a gorgeous new fantasy novel from debut author Callie Bates, and it was on my wishlist long before I had the opportunity to read it.

There are just certain types of stories, while not entirely groundbreaking or new to the genre, that are just irresistible to me, and this is one of them/5. In "Walking on the Land," Mowat intertwines personal stories of the Ihalmiut people with his own account of the hardships and injustices that befell them.

Farley Mowat has devoted much of his life to writing about the Arctic and its people. Walking on the land. [Farley Mowat] -- Marking the 50th anniversary of "The People of the Deer", this book brings to life the plight of the Arctic's Ihalmuit, or Barrenground Inuit, a people almost wiped out by famine and epidemics.

Walking on the Land is another account of the Ihalmiut saga, and Mowat’s response to the denials. The author has rehashed much material from the first two books, but in this book he places the blame for the disintegration of Inuit culture squarely on the government, instead of characterizing it as an inadvertent consequence of contact between a hunting society and an industrial society.

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