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Tukiliit [BOOKS] ✮ Tukiliit Author Norman Hallendy – Thomashillier.co.uk A beautiful affordable introduction to the mysterious stone figures of the North inspiration for the 2010 Winter Olympics logoFor centuries Inuit and their ancestors have been building beautiful rock A beautiful affordable introduction to the mysterious stone figures of the North inspiration for the Winter Olympics logoFor centuries Inuit and their ancestors have been building beautiful rock structures across the Arctic and subArctic These mysterious stone figures are best known as inuksuit But not all Inuit stone figures are inuksuit; a better general word is Tukiliit singular tukilik In Inuktitut this refers to all meaningful stone objects anywhere in the world Tukiliit is a companion to Inuksuit Hallendy's first book and the first serious study of these stone figures Inuksuit sold thirty thousand copies and was copublished in the US and UK Tukiliit ventures to Iceland India the Faroe Islands and the Utah desert revealing the presence of inuksuklike figures It features ninety allnew stunning images of these uniue objects created in ancient and recent times alongside Hallendy's thoughtful insights into what inuksuit are why the Inuit build them and what they can tell us about life and death in the Far North.

  • Paperback
  • 128 pages
  • Tukiliit
  • Norman Hallendy
  • 07 October 2016
  • 9781553654247

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