University of Alberta Press

Folklore


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    Contains variations of the Inuit legend of Keeveeok, in text and illustration. Baker Lake artist Victoria Mamnguqsualuk transforms these myths visually in a catalogue of 20 drawings, which 'read' like comic strips: characters are seen in a succession of acts. Includes French translation. Foreword by Charles Moore. Chapters by Charles Moore, Victoria Mamnguqsualuk, and K.J. Butler
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    Contains variations of the Inuit legend of Keeveeok, in text and illustration. Baker Lake artist Victoria Mamnguqsualuk transforms these myths visually in a catalogue of 20 drawings, which 'read' like comic strips: characters are seen in a succession of acts. Includes French translation. Foreword by Charles Moore. Chapters by Charles Moore, Victoria Mamnguqsualuk, and K.J. Butler
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    Storyteller and folklorist Kira Van Deusen presents 25 traditional folktales and legends (in English translation) from present-day Chukotka, where indigenous peoples are reclaiming their traditions and identity after years of assimilative forces of Soviet policy. The tales, retold in modern settings, convey values tellers admire and wish to pass on: the courage of persistence, wisdom and loyalty, the ability to find good in what appears evil, the maintenance of good relations... [READ MORE]