People from Our Side: A Life Story with Photographs and Oral Biography

People from Our Side: A Life Story with Photographs and Oral Biography

by Peter Pitseolak, Ann Hanson, Dorothy H. Eber
     
 


Peter Pitseolak, the first native Baffin Island photographer, was born in the eastern Canadian Arctic in 1902. As a child he lived the nomadic camp life his ancestors had known, but during his lifetime missionaries, fur traders, law, government, schools, and alcohol came to Baffin Island. Peter Pitseolak's account of his life in People from Our Side shows how… See more details below

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Peter Pitseolak, the first native Baffin Island photographer, was born in the eastern Canadian Arctic in 1902. As a child he lived the nomadic camp life his ancestors had known, but during his lifetime missionaries, fur traders, law, government, schools, and alcohol came to Baffin Island. Peter Pitseolak's account of his life in People from Our Side shows how these developments changed the Inuit existence forever.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780773511187
Publisher:
McGill-Queens University Press
Publication date:
09/02/1993
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
3.35(w) x 4.33(h) x (d)

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