Ideal for researchers seeking foundational insight into the contemporary Inuit communities of Alaska, Canada, and Greenland, Pamela R. Stern’s Daily Life of the Inuit
is the first serious study of contemporary Inuit culture from the post-World War II period to the present. Beginning with an introductory essay surveying Inuit prehistory, geography, and contemporary regional diversity, this expansive treatment explores the daily life of the Inuit throughout the North American Arctic. In this chapter
, readers can discover the unique attributes of native Inuit spoken and written language (Inuktitut), how it survived during years of colonialism, and how the oral tradition of storytelling has helped preserve the integrity of Inuit education. Click here to explore Daily Life of the Inuit.