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Fiction Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Legends & Mythology

Taiksumani, Mahaha The Tickler

by (author) Neil Christopher

Inhabit Media
Initial publish date
Jan 2004
Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Legends & Mythology, Native American & Aboriginal
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Jan 2004
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The word Taiksumani means the past. This book looks backwards into the past to Inuit mythology. Inuit stories are full of supernatural beings, and brings a collection of traditional stories that highlight these fantastic beings. Their stories vary from region to region in the north.


About the author

Neil Christopher is an educator, author, and filmmaker. He first moved to the North many years ago to help start a high school program in Resolute Bay, Nunavut. It was those students who first introduced Neil to the mythical inhabitants from Inuit traditional stories. The time spent in Resolute Bay changed the course of Neil’s life. Since that first experience in the Arctic, Nunavut has been the only place he has been able to call home. Neil has worked with many community members to record and preserve traditional Inuit stories. Together with his colleague, Louise Flaherty, and his brother, Danny Christopher, Neil started a small publishing company in Nunavut called Inhabit Media Inc., and has since been working to promote Northern stories and authors.

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