Recommended Reading List
UMP: Contemporary Studies on the North
Download list
Please login or register to use this feature.

UMP: Contemporary Studies on the North

By U of M Press
0 ratings
rated!
rated!
Contemporary Studies on the North will publish books that expand our understanding of Canada’s North and its position within thecircumpolar region. Focussing on new research, this series will incorporate multidisciplinary studies on northern peoples, cultures, geographies, histories, politics, religions, and economies. Particular emphasis will be placed on works by and about Inuit and First Nations that redefine historical and contemporary issues in the North. (ISSN 1928-1722) Series Editor: Christopher Trott, University of Manitoba
Sanaaq

Sanaaq

An Inuit Novel
edition:eBook
also available: Paperback

Sanaaq is an intimate story of an Inuit family negotiating the changes brought into their community by the coming of the qallunaat, the white people, in the mid-nineteenth century. Composed in 48 episodes, it recounts the daily life of Sanaaq, a strong and outspoken young widow, her daughter Qumaq, and their small semi-nomadic community in northern Quebec. Here they live their lives hunting seal, repairing their kayak, and gathering mussels under blue sea ice before the tide comes in. These are …

More Info
Stories in a New Skin

Stories in a New Skin

Approaches to Inuit Literature
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook

In an age where southern power-holders look north and see only vacant polar landscapes, isolated communities, and exploitable resources, it is important to note that the Inuit homeland encompasses extensive philosophical, political, and literary traditions. Stories in a New Skin is a seminal text that explores these Arctic literary traditions and, in the process, reveals a pathway into Inuit literary criticism. Author Keavy Martin considers writing, storytelling, and performance from a range of …

More Info
Settlement, Subsistence, and Change Among the Labrador Inuit

Settlement, Subsistence, and Change Among the Labrador Inuit

The Nunatsiavummiut Experience
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook

On January 22, 2005, Inuit from communities throughout northern and central Labrador gathered in a school gymnasium to witness the signing of the Labrador Inuit Land Claim Agreement and to celebrate the long-awaited creation of their own regional self-government of Nunatsiavut.This historic agreement defined the Labrador Inuit settlement area, beneficiary enrollment criteria, and Inuit governance and ownership rights. Settlement, Subsistence, and Change Among the Labrador Inuit explores how thes …

More Info
Like the Sound of a Drum

Like the Sound of a Drum

Aboriginal Cultural Politics in Denendeh and Nunavut
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook

Part ethnography, part narrative, Like the Sound of a Drum is evocative, confrontational, and poetic. For many years, Peter Kulchyski has travelled to the north, where he has sat in on community meetings, interviewed elders and Aboriginal politicians, and participated in daily life. In Like the Sound of a Drum he looks as three northern communities — Fort Simpson and Fort Good Hope in Denendeh and Pangnirtung in Nunavut — and their strategies for maintaining their political and cultural inde …

More Info
comments powered by Disqus

There are two ways to make a reading list

This way:

  1. Click the "Create a New List" button just above this panel.
  2. Add as many books as you wish using the built-in search on the list edit page.

Or that way:

  1. Go to any book page.
  2. In the right-hand column, click on "Add to List." A drop-down menu will appear.
  3. From the drop-down menu, either add your book to a list you have already created or create a new list.
  4. View and edit your lists anytime on your profile page.
X
Contacting facebook
Please wait...