People of the Deer

People of the Deer

Farley Mowat
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In 1886, the Ihalmiut of northern Canada numbered 7,000 souls; by 1946, when 25-year-old Farley Mowat travelled to the Arctic, their population had dwindled to only 40. Living among them, he observed the millennia-old migration of the caribou and endured the bleak winters, food shortages and continual, devastating intrusions of interlopers bent on exploiting the Arctic. In this seminal book, Mowat details a genocide wrought by misunderstanding and neglect. Debated long after its publication, this powerful story of the Ihalmiut continues to haunt the Canadian conscience.


 


Douglas & McIntyre
ISBN: 9781771000444
Paperback / softback
5.0 in x 7.78 in - 360 pp
Publication Date: 19/10/2012
BISAC Subject(s):: SOC021000-SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / Native American Studies,BIO026000-BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs 
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In 1886, the Ihalmiut of northern Canada numbered 7,000 souls; by 1946, when 25-year-old Farley Mowat travelled to the Arctic, their population had dwindled to only 40. Living among them, he observed the millennia-old migration of the caribou and endured the bleak winters, food shortages and continual, devastating intrusions of interlopers bent on exploiting the Arctic. In this seminal book, Mowat details a genocide wrought by misunderstanding and neglect. Debated long after its publication, this powerful story of the Ihalmiut continues to haunt the Canadian conscience.


 

Details


Douglas & McIntyre
ISBN: 9781771000444
Paperback / softback
5.0 in x 7.78 in - 360 pp
Publication Date: 19/10/2012
BISAC Subject(s):: SOC021000-SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / Native American Studies,BIO026000-BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs 
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