Minik's story /

Minik, an adolescent Inuit girl, relates the conflicts brought into her tribe by the arrival of a priest from a whaling ship in the late nineteenth century.

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Dewey, Jennifer
Format: Book
Published: Tarrytown, N.Y. : Marshall Cavendish, [2003]
Edition:1st ed.
Table of Contents:
  • Spirit bird of the storm
  • My grandmother tells who the enemy is
  • Two days later I show Sculpin the owl's nest
  • One month later the dog children come
  • Whalers and Longskirt
  • Whalers, the women, and a shiny object
  • I talk to the walrus
  • Words shared with Sculpin
  • Death in winter camp
  • Tattooing
  • Auinga, the Shaman, comes to dance
  • Longskirt pleads for mercy
  • I imagine a friendship
  • Marriage and outrage
  • Shifting shape
  • My grandmother, Ashoona, walks away
  • Baby fox.