Kamik by Donald Uluadluak
An Inuit Puppy Story

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An intriguing, positive glimpse into Inuit traditional culture.


When Jake finally gets a puppy to call his own, all he can think about is the fast, strong sled dog that his puppy will become. But Kamik is far from an obedient sled dog. He won’t listen, he tracks mud all over the house, and he’s a lot more work than Jake ever thought a puppy could be. But after a visit with his grandfather, who raised many puppies of his own while living out on the land, Jake learns that Inuit have been raising puppies just like Kamik to be obedient, resourceful, helpful sled dogs for generations.

About Donald Uluadluak

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Donald Uluadluak is an elder from Arviat, Nunavut. He was raised on the land by his grandparents, who followed game for survival. He was an elder advisor for the Nunavut Department of Education for several years. Recently he retired and began recording memories and recollections from his life to publish as books for future generations. Kamik: An Inuit Puppy Story is the first book to be based on these memories. Qin Leng as born in Shanghai and lived in France and Montreal. She now lives and works as a designer and illustrator in Toronto. Her father, an artist himself, was a great influence on her. She grew up surrounded by paintings, and it became second nature to her to express herself through art. She graduated from The Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema and has received many awards for her animated short films and artwork. Qin Leng always loved to illustrate the innocence of children and has developed a passion for children's books. She has published numerous picture books in Canada, the United States and South Korea.
Published April 1, 2013 by Inhabit Media. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Travel, Children's Books.
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on Mar 13 2013

An intriguing, positive glimpse into Inuit traditional culture.

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