Delve into a centuries-old mystery about a lost Arctic civilization! Tuniit lived in Nunavut for a thousand years, even before Inuit arrived. This book introduces children to Inuit oral history and scientific theories to learn all about Tuniit.
Rebecca Hainnu lives in Clyde River with her daughters. Her work includes Math Activities for Nunavut Classrooms and Classifying Vertebrates. She is also the author of The Spirit of the Sea. Her book A Walk on the Tundra, co-authoured with Anna Ziegler, was a finalist for the 2013 Canadian Children’s Literature Round Table Information Book Award, and was among the 2012 “Best Books for Kids and Teens,” as selected by the Canadian Children’s Book Centre.
Germaine Arnaktauyok is an Inuit artist who was born in lgloolik, Northwest Territories, in 1946. Germaine went to school in Chesterfield Inlet, NWT, and Churchill, Manitoba, before taking a fine arts course at the University of Manitoba with George Swinton. She has also studied at Algonquin College in Ottawa and completed a printmaking course at Arctic College in lqaluit.