Markoosie on Native American Authors

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, 1942-


Markoosie was born in Port Harrison, Quebec, Canada. He attended Port Harrison Elementary School and a high school in Yellow knife, Northwest Territories. He has earned a pilot’s license and a carpentry diploma. Markoosie’s career includes pilot; translator; manager of the Community Council, Inukjuak, Quebec; and administrator of Public Services, Government of Quebec. Markoosie was the first Canadian Inuit to publish a book in English.


Books by Markoosie:

Markoosie. Harpoon of the Hunter
Montreal : McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1970.
Genre: Fiction
Language: Inuit and English
Audience: Youth
ISBN: 0773501029

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