Sanaaq : an Inuit novel / Mitiarjuk Nappaaluk ; transliterated and translated from Inuktitut to French by Bernard Saladin d'Anglure ; translated from French by Peter Frost.
Sanaaq is an intimate story of an Inuit family negotiating the changes brought into their community by the coming of the qallunaat, the white people, in the mid-nineteenth century. Composed in 48 episodes, it recounts the daily life of Sanaaq, a strong and outspoken young widow, her daughter Qumaq,...
|Main Author:||Nappaaluk, Mitiarjuk.|
|Other Authors:||Frost, Peter., Saladin d'Anglure, Bernard.|
Winnipeg, MB :
University of Manitoba Press,
Contemporary studies on the North ;
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Due in part to the perseverance of French anthropologist Bernard Saladin d'Anglure, Sanaaq was first published in syllabic Inuttitut in 1987. His French translation appeared in 2002. This English translation now brings this cornerstone of Inuit literature to Anglophone readers and scholars.