The Botanical Knowledge of the Inuit of Kangiqsujuaq, Nunavik

The village of Kangiqsujuag and its surroundings as well at the National Park of Pingualuit, form a vast territory, which, despite appearances contains a great plant diversity.


Traditional Medicine Project

Compiled by Jonathan Stevens in 1983, the Traditional Medicine Project covers the medicinal knowledge gathered in 13 Nunavik communities.


Qimutsiutiliurniq: How to raise a dog team

The advice of an elder from Inukjuak who possesses a wealth of knowledge on the way to best raise a dog team.


The Botanical Knowledge of the Inuit of Umiujaq and Kuujjuaraapik, Nunavik

The villages of Kuujjuarapik and Umiujaq, located on the shores of Hudson Bay, form an important territory due to its lakes, rivers and the presence of the Parc national Tursujuq.


The Botanical Knowledge of the Inuit of Kangiqsualujjuaq, Nunavik

The village of Kangiqsualujjuaq is situated at the estuary of the George River which flows into Ungava Bay. North-East of the village is located Parc national Kuururjuaq, home to Quebec’s highest summit, Mount Iberville, located within the Torngat Mountains creased by the Koroc River.


The Zoological Knowledge of the Inuit of Kangiqsualujjuaq, Nunavik

The Inuit of the community of Kangiqsualujjuaq share their knowledge of the animals that inhabit their region, that of Ungava Bay in which flow the George and Koroc Rivers.


Premiers soins traditionnels inuits (french/inuktitut version)

The Nunavik Inuit have always relied on their environment to deal with accidents and injuries. Based on information gleaned from elders from Inukjuak, Kangiqsujuaq and Kuujjuaq in Nunavik, the author presents a series of treatments once used by the Inuit.


Traditions relating to Education, Pregnancy and Childbirth in Nunavik

In this book, four Nunavik Elders – Alicie Koneak, Lizzie Irniq and Maata Tuniq of Kangiqsujuaq and Alacie Kuannanack Tukalak of Puvirnituq – reflect on some of the knowledge and practices involved in Inuit Education.


Traditional Inuit First-Aid (english/inuktitut version)

The Nunavik Inuit have always relied on their environment to deal with accidents and injuries. Based on information gleaned from elders from Inukjuak, Kangiqsujuaq and Kuujjuaq in Nunavik, the author presents a series of treatments once used by the Inuit. These healing techniques can, still today, prove very useful in conditions of extreme emergency where …


Traditions relating to Customary Law in Nunavik

This volume is part of a larger undertaking on Nunavik history, the concept of history taken in a wide sense to include Inuit traditions and knowledge, Qaujimausivut. During two months, Lisa Koperqualuk interviewed 40 people in Nunavik, and gathered information about the rules that used to govern Inuit life, the ways to maintain harmony in …