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Frozen Land: Vanishing Cultures Jan Reynolds

Frozen Land: Vanishing Cultures

Jan Reynolds

Published October 29th 1993
ISBN : 9780152387877
Hardcover
32 pages
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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, includingMoreWhen 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.