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Arctic Crime and Punishment
Adult Nonfiction
Pages: 156
Themes: Iqaluit, Nunavut, Inuit, Indigenous, traditional story
Publisher: Inhabit Media
Pub Date: 17/Apr/2015
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Kenn Harper shares the tales of murderers, thieves, and fraudsters--as well as the wrongfully accused--in the early days of Northern colonization. In the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, settler and Inuit ideas of justice clashed, leading to some of the most unusual trials and punishments in history.