Nuvuk, the Northernmost : Altered Land, Altered Lives in Barrow, Alaska
by Daniel James Inulak Lum


Overview - For years, tour guide Daniel Lum has brought visitors as well as his children out to the remote corners of Barrow, Alaska, one of the northernmost cities in the world, to witness polar bears and walrus on the dark, sandy beaches. Over time, snapping pictures for tourists and shooting photographs of his own, he has been a first-hand witness to the profound environmental changes taking place as his homeland shifts and disappears before his eyes.  Read more...

 
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Overview
For years, tour guide Daniel Lum has brought visitors as well as his children out to the remote corners of Barrow, Alaska, one of the northernmost cities in the world, to witness polar bears and walrus on the dark, sandy beaches. Over time, snapping pictures for tourists and shooting photographs of his own, he has been a first-hand witness to the profound environmental changes taking place as his homeland shifts and disappears before his eyes.
As arguments over climate change rage in more temperate locales, "Nuvuk, the Northernmost"is a poignant snapshot of life in a town where these changes are impossible to overlook. Lum s vivid photographs of wildlife, such as whales, polar bears, and birds, offer rare close-ups of animals few ever see. In addition, Lum provides vivid descriptions and pictures of daily life in and around Barrow, offering a compelling insider s introduction to living on the tip of the world. With Lum as a capable guide, "Nuvuk, the Northernmost"is a chance to see a rare world before it changes forever."


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  • ISBN-13: 9781602231955
  • ISBN-10: 1602231958
  • Publisher: University of Alaska Press
  • Publish Date: June 2013
  • Page Count: 86
  • Dimensions: 8.31 x 10.24 x 0.53 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.33 pounds


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