Pirurvik Press - Publishing & Books

Pirurvik Press is the Pirurvik Centre's publishing division. Our mandate is to publish high quality books emphasizing Inuktitut linguistic related materials as well as first language Inuktitut writing. 

Inuktitut Essentials: A Phrasebook

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Travellers and newcomers to the Canadian Arctic have a unique opportunity to experience Inuktitut, the ancient and modern language of Inuit. Pirurvik’s Inuktitut phrasebook will equip you with handy words and phrases to use in a wide variety of situations: from boating trips on the region’s pristine waters to raucous community feasts and the daily grind in today’s modern workplaces.

L'essentiel pour parler l'inuktitut: Manuel de Conversation

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Les voyageurs et les nouveaux arrivants de l’Arctique canadien ont une occasion unique de goûter à l’inuktitut, la langue ancienne et moderne des Inuit.

Uqqarisautit

A compendium of advanced Inuktut terminology collected from Nunavut Elders on topics such as weather and environment, clothing, food, sea mammals and Inuit games. 68 pages.  Available as part of our Uqqarisautit course.

Pigiarvik: Inuktut Second Language for Beginners Level 1

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The first in our series of handbooks for Inuktut beginners. Pigiarvik provides all you need to master the basics of Inuktut. 136 pages. dialects available: (incomplete) North Qikiqtaaluk; South Qikiqtaaluk; Aivilngmniut; Paallirmiut; Nattilingmiut; Inuinnaqtun. 

Allurvik: Inuktut Second Language for Beginners, Level 2

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For those who are ready to take the next step in learning Inuktut. Allurvik provides more advanced vocabulary, dialogues, grammar notes and practice exercises.  134 pages. dialects available: South Qikiqtaaluk; Aivilngmniut; Inuinnaqtun

Uqqarisautit

Uqqarisautit
A compendium of advanced Inuktut terminology collected from Nunavut Elders on topics such as weather and environment, clothing, food, sea mammals and Inuit games. 68 pages.
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Surusiqsiutit Inngiutit (Songbook)

This songbook accompanies Inuttaqalauqpuq - Leena Evic's CD of children's music.  Features the Inuktut lyrics of over 35 songs, including Naattingujattiavak (Beautiful Sunday), Quviasummarikkuvit (if You're Happy and You Know It), as well as traditiona Inuit pieces like Pisissima and Uquutaa.  Available through info@pirurvik.ca and, in Iqaluit, at Malikkaat (building 611).  $15.