Wednesday, October 7, 2009

A love for learning


Today staff

Learning about building igloos, dog sledding and pounding seal fat, Good Shepherd School students got an inside look at the life of the Inuit when children's author Michael Kusugak spent the day in the school's library sharing his childhood stories and old tales his grandmother told him.

Kusugak, who grew up in Repulse Bay, N.W.T. (in a part of the territory that is now Nunavut), didn't have television, video games or even books when he was growing up but it was his grandma who first began to tell him stories as a small child.

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