The Giant Bear: An Inuit Folktale

The Giant Bear: An Inuit Folktale by Jose Angutinngurniq

The Giant Bear: An Inuit Folktale

Illustrated by Eva Widermann
  • Paperback
  • Inhabit Media (2020)
  • SKU: 9781772272710
Regular price $10.95

One of the most terrifying creatures to be found in traditional Inuit stories is the nanurluk, a massive bear the size of an iceberg that lives under the sea ice. Its monstrous size and ice-covered fur make it an almost impenetrable foe. But when a lone hunter spots the breathing hole of the nanurluk on the sea ice near his iglu, he uses his quick thinking and excellent hunting skills to hatch a plan to outsmart the deadly bear.

Jose Angutinngurniq, a gifted storyteller and respected elder from Kugaaruk, Nunavut, brings to life a story of the great nanurluk that has been told in the Kugaaruk region for generations.

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