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Kumak's House
By Michael Bania

Kumak's House

A Tale of the Far North

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Format: Paperback / softback

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Kumak's House by Michael Bania

Book Description

At the edge of a great frozen river, Kumak and his family lived in their house by the willows. Though their house was warm and cozy, Kumak was not happy. His wife was not happy. His sons and daughters were not happy. His wife's mother was not happy. "Too small, this house," said Kumak. "I will go to see Aana Lulu. She will know what to do." Set in an Inupiat Eskimo village in the northwest Arctic, KUMAK'S HOUSE is a folktale that conveys a humorous lesson on life with Kumak as the foil. As Kumak treks again and again to elder Aana Lulu for advice, the book's charming illustrations incite laughter and introduce children to traditional Inupiat activities and animals of the Arctic.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780882405414
ISBN-10: 0882405411
Format: Paperback / softback
(211mm x 249mm x 5mm)
Pages: 32
Imprint: Alaska Northwest Books
Publisher: Alaska Northwest Books
Publish Date: 1-May-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Michael Bania

For almost twenty years, Michael Bania lived above the Arctic Circle. While residing in various Inupiat villages, she actively participated in the local culture and developed an understanding and respect for a distinct way of life. Here she met her husband, raised a family, and taught the children who would become the inspiration for Kumak and his tall tales from the far north. Art and illustration is a big part of Michael's life. She wrote and illustrated her first children's book at age six. Today she maintains her studio in Southeast Alaska.

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