"This book was written to preserve for a portion of Eskimo future generations the cultural knowledge of their ancestors who hunted the whales with gratitude and respect."

Whaling: A Way of Life

This book is based on the traditional knowledge of David Umigluk Frankson and his wife Dinah Aviq Frankson, and was written by Tupou L. Qipuk Pulu, Ruth Tatqavin Ramoth-Sampson, and Angeline Ipiixik Newlin.

Illustrations are by Dennis Remick, and J. Leslie Boffa, cover by Simon Koonook.

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