inuktitut Archive

The Wolf Pup

Etua Snowball shares his childhood experience with the unlikeliest of friend—an Arctic wolf pup

Arctic Song: Creation Stories From the Arctic

This poetic journey through Inuit oral history gives a glimpse of traditional beliefs surrounding

Mahahaa

ᐊᐅᓚᔮᖅ ᓄᓇᒥᓂ ᐃᓄᑑᔭᕆᐊᖃᓕᖅᑐᖅ ᕿᒻᒥᕐᒥᓂᒃ ᓴᐳᔾᔨᔨᒃᓴᑐᐊᖃᕐᓗᓂ. ᑐᓴᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᐊᑖᑕᒥᓂᑦ ᓄᓇᐅᑉ ᐃᓄᖏᓐᓂᒃ, ᖃᐅᔨᒪᖖᒋᑦᑐᖅ ᑭᓯᐊᓂ ᑲᑎᓯᔭᕇᕐᓂᐊᕐᓂᕐᒥᓂᒃ–ᒪᕼᐊᕼᐋᒥᒃ ᖁᐃᓇᒃᓵᕆᔨᒥᒃ. ᐅᓂᒃᑳᓕᖅᑭᑦᑕᐅᓯᒪᔪᖅ

Elements

In this complex, at times dark, poetry collection from Inuk author Jamesie Fournier, readers

Action Words

ᑖᓐᓇ ᐅᖃᓕᒫᒐᖅ ᑕᑯᖅᑯᔾᔨᕗᖅ ᐱᓱᒋᐅᖅᓯᒪᓕᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᓱᕈᓯᕐᓂᒡᓗ ᐅᖃᓕᒫᕋᓱᒃᐸᓕᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᓄᑕᕋᖅᓯᐅᑎᓂᒃ ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑑᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᖅᑕᓂᒃ ᐊᔾᔨᒌᙱᑦᑐᓂᒃ ᓱᔾᔪᓯᕐᓂᒃ ᖃᐅᑕᒫᑦ ᐊᑐᖅᑕᐅᕙᒃᑐᓂᒃ, ᑖᓐᓇ

Niitu and Chips: Childhood Moments

ᓃᑐᖅ ᐊᒻᒪ ᑦᓯᑉᔅ ᐱᖃᓐᓇᕇᓛᑦᑎᐊᒃ, ᐊᐃᑉᐸᖓ ᓇᑦᑎᐅᑐᐃᓐᓇᖅᑐᓂ. ᑕᕝᕙᓂ ᕿᒥᕐᕈᐊᒐᓕᐊᕆᓯᒪᔪᓂᒃ, ᓃᑐᖅ ᑦᓯᑉᔅᓗ ᐊᕙᓗᑕᑦᑎᐊᕙᐅᓛᖖᒍᐊᓕᐅᖅᑐᒃ, ᐱᖖᒍᐊᕈᑎᒃᑐᑎᒡᓗ, ᖃᓄᕐᓗ ᐊᕿᑦᑐᓂᒃ

The Little Folk

ᐅᓂᒃᑳᖅᑐᐊᖅ ᐅᓇ, ᐅᓂᒃᑳᖅᑕᐅᓕᖅᑭᒃᑐᖅ ᑰᒑᕐᔪᖕᒥᐅᑕᕐᒧᑦ ᐃᓐᓇᕐᒧᑦ ᓖᕕ ᐃᓗᐃᑦᑐᕐᒧᑦ, ᐅᓂᒃᑲᐅᓯᖃᖅᑐᖅ ᐃᓄᖕᒥᒃ ᓄᑲᑉᐱᐊᒥᒃ ᑎᒍᐊᖅᑕᐅᔪᕕᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᐃᓄᒐᕈᓪᓕᖕᓄᑦ—ᑲᒪᓇᖅᑑᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥᐅᑕᑦ ᐃᓄᒐᕈᓪᓖᑦ.

It’s Time for Berries!

ᓄᑲᕇᒃ ᐅᐱᕐᖔᓕᒫᖅ ᐊᐅᔭᓕᒫᕐᓗ ᐅᑕᖅᑭᓯᒪᔫᒃ ᓂᖏᐅᕐᒥᓂᒃ ᓄᓂᕙᒋᐊᖃᑎᖃᕈᒪᓪᓗᑎᒃ. ᐃᖃᓪᓕᐊᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ, ᐊᒻᒨᒪᔾᔨᐊᖅᑐᑎᒃ, ᐊᐅᔭᐅᓪᓗ ᐃᓱᐊ ᑎᑭᑕᐃᓐᓇᕐᒪᑦ ᓄᓂᕙᕝᕕᒃᓴᕈᑕᐃᓐᓇᖅᐳᖅ! ᓂᖏᐅᖅ ᓂᕕᐊᖅᓯᐊᓪᓗ

The Woman and Her Bear Cub

ᐊᓈᓇᐅᔪᖅ ᐸᓂᖓᓗ ᐊᑎᖅᑕᖅᓯᐊᓚᐅᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᒃ ᐊᕗᑎᓯᒪᔪᒥᒃ, ᐸᓂᖓᑕ ᕿᒪᒍᒪᔪᓐᓃᖅᐹ ᓇᓄᖅ. ᐊᕐᓇᖓ ᑕᑯᒃᓴᐅᖖᒋᒻᒪᑦ, ᒪᕐᕉᒃ ᑎᒍᐊᖅᐴᒃ ᐊᑎᖅᑕᒥᒃ ᐸᒥᖅᓴᐃᓕᖅᑐᑎᒡᓗ ᓂᕕᐊᖅᓯᐊᑉ

The Other Ones

ᐅᓂᒃᑳᒃ ᒪᕐᕉᒃ ᖁᐃᓕᖅᑕᓇᖅᑑᒃ ᑲᑎᒍᑎᕗᑦ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᐅᒃᐱᕆᓯᒪᔭᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐅᓪᓗᒥ ᑲᑉᐱᐊᓇᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᑎᑎᕋᐅᓯᐅᖃᑦᑕᖅᓯᒪᔪᓄᑦ, ᓴᖅᑭᑎᑦᑎᕚᓪᓗᓐᓂᐊᕐᒥᔪᑦ ᐃᓄᒃ ᑎᑎᕋᖅᑎ ᔭᐃᒥᓯ