Traditional Stories

Traditional Stories

Inuit traditional stories have been passed on from person to person for generations in the North. These stories are part of Inuit oral history and are encoded with traditional knowledge and Inuit values. They may teach a cautionary lesson, explain how something came to be, or tell of legendary creatures and great journeys.
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The Northern Lights
$8.95
Level 8 Learn all about the northern lights! This book is an introduction to the northern lights, what they look...
Nuliajuk
$7.95
Based on a story from Nâlungiaq as recorded by Knud Rasmussen Illustrated by Lenny LishchenkoLevel 12 Discover the amazing story...
The Orphan and the Giant
$14.95
Level 12 The little orphan is on a journey to find a home. On this adventure, he comes across a...
The Owl and the Lemming Big Book
$24.95
Level 12 As Owl swoops down and blocks the entrance to a lemming den, he is sure that he has...
Where Did the Walruses Go?
$14.95
Naullaq loves spending time outdoors at his family’s summer camp in Peterhead Inlet. One day during a walk on the...
Inukpak and His Son
$14.95
Written by Neil ChristopherIllustrated by Germaine ArnaktauyokLevel 11 Discover this gigantic Northern tale. This book introduces children to an Inuit...
The Amautalik and the Orphan
$8.95
Level 8-11 Read about an ogress of the Arctic! Based on an Inuit traditional story, this book tells the tale...
The Raven and the Loon Big Book
$24.95
Level 10 Raven and Loon once had pure white feathers. How did they come to look so different? ISBN English...
On the Shoulder of a Giant Big Book
$23.95
Written by Neil ChristopherIllustrated by Jim NelsonLevel 11 This pan-Arctic Inuit legend, which tells the story of a friendly giant,...
The Orphan and the Qallupilluit
$14.95
Written by Neil ChristopherIllustrated by Jim NelsonLevel 11 Follow the orphan on another adventure! After saving the children at his...
The Sun and the Moon
$12.95
Written by Carolyn MacDonaldLevel 15 The sun and moon are important figures in all Northern cultures. This book shares traditional...
The Orphan and the Polar Bear Big Book
$23.95
Level 11 An orphaned boy abandoned on the sea ice by a cruel hunter is adopted by a polar bear...