People of the Deer
In 1886, the Ihalmiut people of northern Canada numbered seven thousand; by 1946, when Farley Mowat began his two-year stay in the Arctic, the population had fallen to just forty. With them, he observed for the first time the phenomenon that would inspire him for the rest of his life: the millennia-old migration of the Arctic's caribou herds. He also endured bleak, interminable winters, suffered agonizing shortages of food, and witnessed the continual, devastating intrusions of outsiders bent on exploitation. Here, in this classic and first book to demonstrate the mammoth literary talent that would produce some of the most memorable books of the next half-century, best-selling author Farley Mowat chronicles his harrowing experiences. People of the Deer is the lyrical ethnography of a beautiful and endangered society. It is a mournful reproach to those who would manipulate and destroy indigenous cultures throughout the world. Most of all, it is a tribute to the last People of the Deer, the diminished Ihalmiuts, whose calamitous encounter with our civilization resulted in their unnecessary demise.
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Review: People Of The DeerUser Review - Dillon Lee - Goodreads
I read this for a class, ANT311-- Native People of North America at GVSU, and it was wonderful. His skill in writing and wealth of knowledge in nature is incredible. Great book that gave me reasons to care about Canadian politics and Aboriginal Civil Rights. Read full review
Review: People Of The DeerUser Review - Chana - Goodreads
This is a very powerful piece of work and an indictment of the policies of greed and prejudice which have destroyed the Ihalmiut, the inland Eskimos of Canada's Great Barrens. OK, well first one ... Read full review
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People of the Deer by Farley Mowat
He tells their sobering story eloquently in People of the Deer. Praise for People of the Deer. "The most powerful book to come out of the Arctic for some ...
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People of the Deer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
People of the Deer (published in 1952, revised in 1975) is Canadian author Farley Mowat's first book, which brought him literary recognition. ...
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Dog Ear Diary: People of the Deer
People of the Deer by Farley Mowat is a very sobering book. It chronicles the author's explorations into the Barrens of Northern Canada, where he studied ...
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REVIEWS AMERICA 118 People of the Deer. By Farley Mowat. ... The author of People of the Deer says that he went to the Barren Grounds purely to satisfy a ...
Salon Brilliant Careers | Northern exposure
He traveled to the Northwest Territories in 1947, beginning an association with the far north that first bore fruit in "People of the Deer. ...
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People of the Deer | Potluck
A Smorgasbord of Systemic Succulence and Dynamic Delicacies
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Andrew Isles Bookshop :: _dynamictemplate
People of the deer. more... Mowat, Farley. $20.00. Octavo, 272 pp., Publisher's boards, working copy. Stock ID: 15170. Wild deer in Britain. more. ...
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PEOPLE OF THE DEER (In 1886, the Ihalmiut people of northern Canada numbered 7000. ... He tells their sobering story eloquently in People of the Deer) ...
Farley Mowat Biography - Famous Canadians - CKA
Mowat’s first book, People of the Deer, indicts the Canadian government for its treatment of the Inuit and is based on his observations from living in the ...
People of the Deer; with drawings by Samuel Br
The title is:. People of the Deer; with drawings by Samuel Bryant. It's about:. Caribou Eskimos. It's by:. Mowat, Farley. 1952. 344 pages illus. ...
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