Frozen Land: Vanishing Cultures

Frozen Land: Vanishing Cultures

by Jan Reynolds
     
 

When the Inuit are out on the frozen plains, hunting caribou for food and fuel, they still build igloos from blocks of snow and use the wind-hardened ridges of ice to tell direction. Dramatic images depict the traditional Inuit way of life, including such magical ceremonies as Kaylauzak (drum dancing) and Kayavak (throat singing), customs that are rapidly

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Overview

When the Inuit are out on the frozen plains, hunting caribou for food and fuel, they still build igloos from blocks of snow and use the wind-hardened ridges of ice to tell direction. Dramatic images depict the traditional Inuit way of life, including such magical ceremonies as Kaylauzak (drum dancing) and Kayavak (throat singing), customs that are rapidly disappearing as the Western world encroaches.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780152387877
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
10/29/1993
Series:
Vanishing Cultures Series
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
11.30(w) x 8.77(h) x 0.39(d)
Age Range:
7 Years

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