Fatty Legs: A True Story

Ouleman Pokiak, a young Inuit girl, travels from her home in Canada's Arctic to Aklavik. There, she attends a residential school where she becomes Margaret, and meets the antagonistic teacher whom she calls Raven. The resource is an accurate and true portrayal of traditional Inuit life and values and one Inuit girl's experience at residential school.
Inuit
residential school
Canadian history
autobiography
missionaries
subjugation
Inuit culture
Canadian Aboriginal
Canadian Aboriginal culture
High Arctic
Aklavik
Tuktoyaktuk
bullying
Author/Publisher/Website
Jordan-Fenton, Christy; Pokiak-Fenton, Margaret
Primary Identifier
9781554512461
Subject
English Language Arts