The Giant Bear

The Giant Bear

An Inuit Folktale

Book - 2012
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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 quickly uses his quick thinking and excellent hunting skills to hatch a plan to outsmart the deadly bear.

Jose Angutingunrik, 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.

Publisher: Iqaluit, Nunavut : Inhabit Media, 2012
ISBN: 9781927095034
Branch Call Number: J 398 .24 ANG
Characteristics: [36] p. :,col. ill. ;,26 cm
Additional Contributors: Widermann, Eva

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