Igluryuaq - Sources of Information

Felix Nuyaviak

Inuvialuit elder Noah Felix (left) tells archaeologist Elisa Hart about sod houses and other stories about traditional life at Kitigaaryuk (J. Sidney/Inuvialuit Cultural Resource Centre).

Oral Histories


The traditional way for Inuvialuit to teach and learn about their history, the values of their society and information needed for survival is through oral communication. The oral traditions of Inuvialuit include many stories dating to the time when people built and lived in sod houses. 

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