Fishing with Grandma

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After showing the kids how to prepare for a fishing trip, Grandma and the kids enjoy a day of jigging in the ice for fish. Grandma shows them every step they need to know to complete a successful fishing trip, from what clothes to wear, to how to drill and clear holes in the ice, and to how to make a traditional Inuit jigging rod.


Susan Avingaq is a debut author, an Inuit elder, and grandmother who enjoys teaching younger people important cultural practices and land skills. She has lived in the community of Igloolik, Nunavut for seveal decades. Charlene Chua's work has appeared in the American Illustration, Spectrum and SILA’s Illustration West, as well as several art books. She lives in Toronto. Maren Vsetula is a teacher and educational writer for Inhabit Media. She has lived and worked in Nunavut for over a decade.