Inuunira: My Story of Survival
Brian Koonoo retells his harrowing journey while getting lost while on a hunting expedition in the Canadian Arctic. It is an engaging and suspenseful story of how Brian survived thanks to the traditional knowledge he learned from his father and Elders, highlighting the reality of life in the North and human perseverance. Photos, chronological journal entries, and illustrations help readers imagine and understand the events and how Brian survived. The book lends itself well to a thematic class set or literature circles in an intermediate or secondary classroom. It may also be suitable for a classroom library collection of Indigenous high-interest reading resources.