Tuniit: Mysterious Folk of the Arctic


ᑐᓃᑦ: ᑕᑯᔭᐅᒐᔪᐃᑦᑐᑦ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥᐅᑕᑦ ᐅᖃᓕᒫᒐᖅ ᑐᕌᖓᔪᖅ ᐅᖃᓕᒫᖅᑎᕋᓛᓄᑦ ᑐᑭᓯᔾᔪᑕᐅᓂᐊᖅᑐᒃᓴᔭᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᑐᓃᑦ ᒥᒃᓵᓄᑦ, ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥᐅᑕᑐᖃᕕᓂᕐᓂᒃ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᑕᒫᓃᓕᓚᐅᖏᓐᓂᖏᓐᓂᒃ.

Tuniit: Mysterious Folk of the Arctic is the first full-length book dedicated to providing young readers with a full understanding of Tuniit, the ancient race of people who populated the North American Arctic even before Inuit did.

From Inuit mythological portrayals to the amazing speed and strength that made them so unique, this book explores the fascinating, little-known world of the Tuniit from both mythological and scientific perspectives. Filled with amazing facts and information, this book provides an engaging introduction to this ancient, mysterious folk.

Written by Rachel and Sean Qitsualik-Tinsley | Illustrated by Sean Bigham

February 2014

Hardcover (English) ISBN: 978-1-927095-76-8 | $16.95 | 7″ x 9″ | 60 pages | Full-colour illustrations throughout

ᑐᓃᑦ Paperback (Inuktitut) ISBN: 978-1-927095-97-3 | $10.95 | 7″ x 9″ | 60 pages | Full-colour illustrations throughout

Ages 9–12


“This is a beautiful and important book that you will want for your library.” — CM Magazine