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The references included in this section include both historical and contemporary material, which present both Inuit and non-Inuit perspectives. They include:

Films and Videos

Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner. Directed by Zacharias Kunuk. Igloolik Isuma Productions, 2000, 172 mins.

Between Two Worlds. Directed by Barry Greenwald. National Film Board of Canada, 1990, 58 mins.

I, Nuligak. An Inuvialuit History of First Contact. Directed by Tom Radford. White Pine Pictures, 2006, 70 mins.

The Journals of Knud Rasmussen. Directed by Zacharias Kunuk. Igloolik Isuma Productions, 2006, 112 mins.

Inuit and Nunavut related films by arranged subject at the National Film Board of Canada:

(accessed August 1, 2007, in English and French only).

Published Material: Articles, Books, Theses

Abel, Kerry, and Ken S. Coates. Northern Visions: New Perspectives on the North in Canadian History. Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press, 2001.

An Annotated Bibliography of Canadian Inuit Literature. Compiled by Robin Gedalof. [Ottawa]: Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, 1979.

Bellman, David. Peter Pitseolak (1902-1973), Inuit Historian of Seekooseelak: Photographs and Drawings from Cape Dorset, Baffin Island / Peter Pitseolak (1902-1973), chroniqueur inuit de Seekooseelak : photographies et dessins du Cap Dorset, Terre de Baffin. Montréal: McCord Museum, 1980.

Bennett, John, and Susan Rowley. Uqalurait: An Oral History of Nunavut. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2004.

Blake, Dale. "Inuit Autobiography: Challenging the Stereotypes." PhD diss., University of Alberta, 2000.

_____. Study Guide for Inuit Life Writings and Oral Traditions: Inuit Myths. St. John's, N.F.: Educational Resource Development Co-operative, 2001.

Butler, Barbara Louise. "The Persistence of Traditional Ways in an Inuit Community." MA thesis. Vancouver, B.C.: University of British Columbia, 1985.

Coccola, Raymond de, and Paul King. The Incredible Eskimo: Life Among the Barren Land Eskimo. Surrey, British Columbia: Hancock House, 1986.

Collignon, Béatrice. Knowing Places: The Inuinnait, Landscapes, and the Environment. Translation of Les Inuit : ce qu'ils savent du territoire. Translation and scientific editing by Linna Weber Müller-Willie. Edmonton: CCI Press, 2006.

Condon, Richard Guy. The Northern Copper Inuit: A History. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1996.

Crowe, Keith J. A History of the Original Peoples of Northern Canada. Montréal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1974.

Diubaldo, Richard. The Government of Canada and the Inuit, 1900-1967 / Le gouvernement du Canada et les Inuits, 1900-1967. Ottawa: Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, 1985.

_____. A Historical Overview of Government-Inuit Relations, 1900-1980s. Aboriginal Peoples Government Relations History Project, 1755-present. [Ottawa: Indian and Northern Affairs?], 1993.

Eber, Dorothy Harley. When the Whalers Were Up North: Inuit Memories from the Eastern Arctic. Kingston, Ont.: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1989.

Finnie, Richard. Lure of the North. Philadelphia: David McKay Co., [1940].

Freuchen, Peter. Arctic Adventure: My Life in the Frozen North. Toronto: AMS Press, 1976. Reprint of the 1935 edition published by Farrar & Rinehart, New York.

Geller, Peter Geoffrey. Northern Exposures: Photographing and Filming the Canadian North. Vancouver, B.C.: UBC Press, 2004.

Hanson, Morley. "Inuit Youth and Ethnic Identity Change: The Nunavut Sivuniksavut Experience." MA thesis, University of Ottawa, 2003.

Harrington, Richard. Face of the Arctic: A Cameraman's Story in Words and Pictures of Five Journeys into the Far North. New York: Schuman, 1952.

_____. The Inuit: Life as it Was. Edmonton: Hurtig, 1981.

_____. Padlei Diary, 1950: An Account of the Padleimiut Eskimo in the Keewatin District West of Hudson Bay During the Early Months of 1950. Edited by Edmund Carpenter. New York: Rock Foundation, 2000.

Indian-Inuit Authors: An Annotated Bibliography / Auteurs indiens et inuit: Bibliographie annotée. Ottawa: National Library of Canada, 1974.

Inuit Life Writings and Oral Traditions: Inuit Myths. Selected and compiled by Dale Blake. St. John's, N.F.: Educational Resource Development Co-operative, 2001. Text in Inuktitut and English.

Ipellie, Alootook. "The Colonization of the Arctic." In Indigena. Edited by Gerald McMaster and Lee-Ann Martin. Vancouver, B.C. and Toronto: Douglas & McIntyre, 1992.

_____. Arctic Dreams and Nightmares. Penticton, B.C.: Theytus Books, [1993].

Imaging the Arctic. Edited by J.C.H. King and Henrietta Lidchi. Seattle: University of Washington Press; Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 1998.

McGrath, Robin, ed. Paper Stays Put: A Collection of Inuit Writing. Drawings by Alootook Ipellie. Edmonton: Hurtig Publishers, [1980]. Some of the pieces have been translated from Inuktitut.

_____. Canadian Eskimo Literature: The Development of a Tradition. Ottawa: National Museum of Man, National Museums of Canada, 1984.

Müller-Willie, Ludger. "Nunavik: Land and People, Places and Names." In Wrapped in the Colours of the Earth: Cultural Heritage of the First Nations / Aux couleurs de la terre : héritage culturel des premières nations. Edited by Moira T. McCaffrey. Montreal: McCord Museum of Canadian History, 1992, p. 89-103.

Newman, Sherry Elizabeth. "By One Attached To —But Not Of: Historical Photography of the Eastern Arctic by Luta Munday and Geraldine Moodie." MA thesis, University of Alberta, 1998.

Payne, Carol. "Lessons with Leah: Re-reading the Photogarphic Archive of Nation in the National Film Board of Canada's Still Photographic Division." Visual Studies. Vol. 21, no. 1 (April 2006), p. 4-22.

Pitseolak, Peter, and Dorothy Harley Eber. People From Our Side: A Life Story with Photographs and Oral History. Translated by Ann Meekitjuk Hanson. Montréal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1993. Based on a manuscript written in syllabics.

Poncet, François. Aux missions polaires : notes de voyage. Genève: Courrier de Genève, 1939.

Randa, Vladimir. "Inuillu uumajuillu, Les animaux dans les savoirs, les représentations et la langue des Iglulingmiut (Arctique oriental canadien)." PhD diss., École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, 1994.

Stefánsson, Vilhjálmur. My Life with the Eskimo. London, New York: Macmillan Co., 1913.

Stories from Pangnirtung. Illustrated by Germanie Arnaktauyok. Edmonton: Hurtig Publishers, 1976.

Tester, Frank James, and Peter Keith Kulchyski. Tammarniit (Mistakes): Inuit Relocation in the Eastern Arctic, 1939-63. Vancouver, B.C.: University of British Columbia Press, 1994.

Wise, Jonathan. "Photographic Memory: Inuit Representation in the Work of Peter Pitseolak." MA thesis, Concordia University, 2002.

Writing the Circle: Native Women of Western Canada: An Anthology. Compiled and edited by Jeanne Martha Perreault and Sylvia Vance. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1993.

Related Sites

Archival Collections

Canadian North West Archival Network. Archive Association of British Columbia.
(accessed August 14, 2006).

Hudson's Bay Company Archives.
(accessed August 14, 2006).

Images Canada.
(accessed August 14, 2006).

The Labrador Inuit Through Moravian Eyes
(accessed August 14, 2006).

National Film Board of Canada.
(accessed August 14, 2006).

Canadian Museum of Civilization.
(accessed August 14, 2006).


Researching Your Aboriginal Ancestry at Library and Archives Canada

Genealogy and Family History. Library and Archives Canada.
(accessed August 14, 2006).


Northern Research Portal. University of Saskatchewan.
(accessed August 14, 2006).


Culture, Heritage and Recreation: Government-Wide Programs and Services.
(accessed August 14, 2006).

Department of Culture, Language, Elders and Youth.
(accessed August 14, 2006).

Government of Nunavut.
(accessed August 14, 2006).

Historical Sources

Ilititaa...Bernier, ses hommes et les Inuits. Virtual Museum of Canada.
(accessed August 14, 2006).

Joseph Bernier: The Arctic Islands for Canada. Library and Archives Canada.
(accessed August 14, 2006).

Kapitaikallak — The Far North's Captain.
(accessed August 14, 2006).

Inuit Sites

Baker Lake Qamani'tuaq, Nunavut.
(accessed August 14, 2006).

Interviewing Inuit Elders. Nunavut Arctic College.
(accessed August 14, 2006).

Inuit Heritage Trust.
(accessed August 14, 2006).

Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami.
(accessed August 14, 2006).

Kitikmeot Heritage Society.
(accessed August 14, 2006).

Tuhaalruuqtut Ancestral Sounds, Itsarnittakarvik: Inuit Heritage Centre. Virtual Museum of Canada.
(accessed August 14, 2006).

Taloyoak — Stories of Thunder and Stone.
(accessed August 14, 2006)

Maps and Atlases

Canadian Geographical Names. Natural Resources Canada.
(accessed August 14, 2006).

The Atlas of Canada. Natural Resources Canada.

(accessed August 14, 2006).