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Stones, Bones and Stitches Storytelling Through Inuit Art

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ISBN-10: 0887768547

ISBN-13: 9780887768545

Edition: 2007

Authors: Shelley Falconer, Shawna White, McMichael Canadian Art Collection Staff

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Did you know? -Cape Dorset boasts the largest number of artists per capita in Canada (22.7 percent -- almost one-quarter of the labor force and thirty times the national average!) -The word Eskimo is a derogatory term meaning "eaters of raw flesh" -Some Inuit artists quarry stone for their sculptures in the winter, but have to wait until the summer to bring it back to their workshops -An igloo uses the same design principles found in the great cathedrals of Europe -According to legends, the stone figures, called Inukshuks, protect travelers and point them to the safest pathway -The Inuit have been carving for over 4,000 years " "Stones, Bones and Stitches is a fascinating and beautiful…    
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Book details

List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Tundra Book Group
Publication date: 10/9/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 48
Size: 8.15" wide x 10.28" long x 0.55" tall
Weight: 0.902
Language: English