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Inuit

(ĭn′ū-ĭt) [Eskimo people]
People native to Arctic America.
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The book comprises four chapters: American whalers in Cumberland Sound in the 1850s when vessels began overwintering; the experiences of Inuit Ipiirvik and Tookoolito in the United States with explorer Charles Francis Hall; American and Inuit perceptions as seen through the eyes of an enlisted man and a West Greenlander at the International Polar Year research base on northern Ellesmere Island; and the final chapter and epilogue, which return to Cumberland Sound to understand the changes in Inuit society in the early 1900s when the whaling industry had depleted bowhead stocks.
Critique: Inuit Stories of Being and Rebirth: Gender, Shamanism, and the Third Sex is an indispensable primary testimony of traditional Inuit legends, myths, folk tales, and more concerning gender and metaphysical matters such as reincarnation.
SakKijdjuk translates from the Labrador dialect of Inuktitut as "to be invisible"; thus, Igloliorte's introductory essay examines how it came to be that Labrador Inuit art and artists were left out of the Inuit art "boom" that began in the 1950s and how this omission impacted the artwork and the economy of Nunatsiavummuit artists and craftspersons.
Therapists who wish to provide culturally sensitive therapy to the Inuit population in Canada's North should have an understanding of the traditionally collectivist Inuit social structure, the history of colonialism, and the resulting psychosocial issues.
This is explored in Two Soft Things, Two Hard Things, a powerful film that demonstrates that Nunavut's contemporary rejection of its gay and trans people has more to do with the dirty partnership between church and government than with the traditionally held beliefs of the Inuit themselves.
"It is wonderful to have the opportunity, on National Aboriginal Day, to celebrate Indigenous and Inuit culture in two such visible and powerful ways on our campus: by honoring Jeannette Corbiere Lavell with an honorary degree, and by unveiling this remarkable Inuit sculpture," said Mamdouh Shoukri, president and vice-chancellor of York University.
'Currently there are nine different forms of Roman orthography and four syllabic systems for one language that possesses 12 main dialects,' explains Natan Obed, president of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, the national organisation representing Canada's Inuits.
Sivumut: Towards the Future Together: Inuit Women Educational Leaders in Nunavut and Nunavik
The archaeological tradition of which they were a part is usually called "Eskimo," "Neo-Eskimo," "Northern Maritime," or "Thule." These were the direct ancestors of all modern Inuit, Inuvialuit, and Inupiat across the Arctic.