An Inuksuk Means Welcome

An Inuksuk Means Welcome By Mary Wallace, An Inuksuk Means Welcome An inuksuk is a stone landmark that different peoples of the Arctic region build to leave a symbolic message Inuksuit the plural of inuksuk can point the way express joy or simply say welcome A cent
  • Title: An Inuksuk Means Welcome
  • Author: Mary Wallace
  • ISBN: 9781771471374
  • Page: 366
  • Format: Hardcover
  • An Inuksuk Means Welcome By Mary Wallace, An inuksuk is a stone landmark that different peoples of the Arctic region build to leave a symbolic message Inuksuit the plural of inuksuk can point the way, express joy, or simply say welcome A central image in Inuit culture, the inuksuk frames this picture book as an acrostic readers will learn seven words from the Inuktitut language whose first letters together sAn inuksuk is a stone landmark that different peoples of the Arctic region build to leave a symbolic message Inuksuit the plural of inuksuk can point the way, express joy, or simply say welcome A central image in Inuit culture, the inuksuk frames this picture book as an acrostic readers will learn seven words from the Inuktitut language whose first letters together spell INUKSUK Each word is presented in English and in Inuktitut characters, with phonetic pronunciation guides provided.The words and their definitions give a sense of the traditions and customs of Inuit life in the Arctic nanuq is the powerful polar bear of the north kamik is a warm seal and caribou skin boot and siku is sea ice Stunning paintings with deep color and rich texture evoke a powerful sense of place and show great respect for the Acrtic s indigenous people.Extra informational text features include an introductory note about the significance of inuksuit in Inuit culture and a nonfiction page that profiles seven different types of inuksuit.
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    1. From Mary Wallace comes a unique picture book Through its simple text and rich illustrations, An Inuksuk Means Welcome provides a sense of the traditions and customs of Inuit life in the Arctic Yet does it provide enough Built by the Inuit peoples, Inuksuk are stone piles, often in the shape of humans with outstretched arms Why would the Inuit have built Inukskuk For thousands of years, the Inuit didn t built permanent settlements, but instead hunted and fished in the Canadian arctic These sculp [...]


    2. The inuksuk, a central image in Inuit culture, frames this picture book as an acrostic Readers learn seven words from the Inuktitut language whose first letters together spell INUKSUK Each word is presented in English and in Inuktitut characters, with phonetic pronunciation guides provided.


    3. This is a very simple book about the stone markers inuksuk of the Inuit people written in the form of an acrostic The watercolor illustrations are rich with color The text is very simple the acrostic presents 7 words from the Inuktitut language whose first letters spell out Inuksuk Each word is presented along with its pronunciation and a simple definition This book might be used to introduce a unit on the Arctic or even specifically the Inuit or people who live the Arctic The author includes ad [...]


    4. This lovely picture book from Canada introduces readers to inuksuit, the stone landmarks that offer a visual welcome or point the way to others An important element of Inuit culture, these stone formations are featured in an acrostic that allows different cultural elements to be highlighted in the book s text and its colorful, detailed illustrations Readers are able to learn snippets of Inuktitut because the words are presented in English and Inuktitut as well as being accompanied by a pronuncia [...]


    5. When you have been chosen by an energetic Labrador puppy as a life partner and you live near lakes and state parks, lots of long walks are in your future Most days weather permitting will find you strolling along beaches and wading in the water If your dog loves to dive for rocks, bring them ashore and dig huge holes, you will probably join in the fun by renewing or starting a rock collecting hobby On these daily treks you will also notice the remains of other people s similar endeavors in the f [...]


    6. I have always been a fan of all things Alaska, especially books that highlight Native Alaskan culture This particular book is organized like an ABC book, but it focuses on the letters in Inuksuk, which means welcome, connecting each letter to history with words and illustrations I particularly enjoyed the last page of the book that featured illustrations of different rock construction symbols and what they indicate This book left me wanting to learn .


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