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David Daniel Moses

The poem "Inukshuk" by Daniel David Moses uses the image of an inukshuk to illustrate the spread of colonialism to the far north. Inukshuks were stones piled in the shape of people, traditionally...

Latest answer posted March 28, 2020, 8:17 pm (UTC)

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The title of the poem itself serves as a symbol. An "inukshuk" was a statue composed of balanced rocks frequently erected by the Inuit tribes in Arctic Canada. In Moses's poem, the inukshuk serves...

Latest answer posted March 31, 2020, 3:14 pm (UTC)

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An inukshuk is a manmade tower of stones, sometimes also called a cairn, made by people from the northernmost parts of Canada, Greenland and Alaska. Inukshuks are thought to have been used as...

Latest answer posted March 31, 2020, 12:29 pm (UTC)

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An inukshuk is a figure of piled stones that the Inuit used to communicate with each other, marking hunting places, showing navigational points, sending messages about stores of supplies, and...

Latest answer posted January 16, 2021, 10:34 pm (UTC)

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