Palluq and Inuluk Go Hunting with Their Ataata: English Edition
DescriptionPalluq is going seal hunting with his older brother, Inuluk, and his ataata! They pack up their qamutiik and travel for hours to reach the floe edge. Will Palluq catch a seal to bring home to his anaana?
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About the Author
Jeela Palluq-Cloutier's passion is to promote high quality standards of Inuktut, in spelling, grammar, and usage. She obtained her Bachelor of Education in 1994 (McGill University) and Master of Education, with thesis, in 2014 (Prince Edward Island University). As a teacher, she taught Inuktut in elementary and high schools in Iqaluit and Igloolik, including and in post-secondary programs in Ottawa (Nunavut Sivuniksavut and Carleton University). She also worked for Pirurvik Centre, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, and Inuit Uqausinngik Taiguusiliuqtiit, where she led work on documenting traditional and modern terminology, developing language training programs and materials, localizing modern technology interfaces, and establishing reference materials on standard orthography, grammar, and affixes. She further contributes to the development of literature for children and adults in Inuktut, through Inhabit Media and Inhabit Education, including authoring her own children's books to promote naming practices and family terms.
Michelle Simpson is an illustrator and designer based out of Niagara Falls, Canada. Michelle graduated with a BAA in Illustration from Sheridan College and now works as a full-time freelance illustrator, focusing mainly on children's book illustration. She has also worked as a concept artist for kids cartoons such as Ollie: The Boy Who Became What He Ate and Tee and Mo.