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Perspectives on traditional health / Ilisapi Ootoova et al. ; edited by Michèle Therrien and Frédéric Laugrand.

Contributor(s): Ootova, Elisapie | Atagutsiak, Tipuula Qaapik | Ijjangiaq, Tirisi | Pitseolak, Jaikku | Joamie, Aalasi | Joamie, Akisu | Papatsie, Malaija | Therrien, Michèle | Laugrand, Frédéric | Nunavut Arctic CollegeMaterial type: TextTextSeries: Interviewing Inuit elders ; vol. 5Publisher: Iqaluit, NU : Nunavut Arctic College, 2001Description: ii, 328 p. : ill. (some col.), map ; 23 cmISBN: 9781896204352; 978189620435x; 189620435xSubject(s): Traditional medicine -- Nunavut | Inuit Nunavut -- Social life and customs | Inuit Nunavut -- Interviews | Inuit Nunavut -- Medicine | Health behavior -- NunavutSummary: The final volume in this series examines traditional Inuit health practices and beliefs as remembered by both North and South Baffin elders: from treatments for fractures to methods of diagnosis and attitudes towards the injured or ill. Though many practices are described in detail in this book, most of the elders’ testimonies are of a more general nature, the main concern being life and consciousness in all their dimensions.--Provided by publisher.
List(s) this item appears in: Staley 2020 Reading List - The Inuit | New Arrivals - 2020 spring/summer
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Published in Inuktitut as: ᐋᓐᓂᐊᕐᓂᖅ ᐋᓐᓂᐊᖅᑕᐃᓕᒪᓂᖅ.

Contributors: Ilisapi Ootoova, Tipuula Qaapik Atagutsiak, Tiri Ijjangiaq, Jaikku Pitseolak, Aalasi Joamie, Akisu Joamie, Malaija Papatsie -- t. p.

Bibliography: p. 319-328.

Inuktitut glossary: p. 305-318.

The final volume in this series examines traditional Inuit health practices and beliefs as remembered by both North and South Baffin elders: from treatments for fractures to methods of diagnosis and attitudes towards the injured or ill. Though many practices are described in detail in this book, most of the elders’ testimonies are of a more general nature, the main concern being life and consciousness in all their dimensions.--Provided by publisher.

English, Inuktitut.

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