An Intimate Wilderness: Arctic Voices in a Land of Vast Horizons

An Intimate Wilderness: Arctic Voices in a Land of Vast Horizons

Greystone Books
9781771642309
1771642300
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Book Description

Arctic researcher, author, and photographer Norman Hallendy’s journey to the far north began in 1958, when many Inuit, who traditionally lived on the land, were moving to permanent settlements created by the Canadian government. In this unique memoir, Hallendy writes of his adventures, experiences with strange Arctic phenomena, encounters with wildlife, and deep friendships with Inuit elders. Very few have worked so closely with the Inuit to document their traditions, and, in this book, Hallendy preserves their voices and paints an incomparable portrait of a vibrant culture in a remote landscape.