Akinirmut Unipkaaqtuat : Stories of Revenge
by Maaki Kakkik, Noel McDermott
The three stories in this colume are well known across the Inuit world. The longest story here is the Legend of Kiviuq who is a figure of almost epic proportions. Kiviuq is spared because he is kind.The story of Kaujjarjuq is about a man who has been taught to "be patient in suffering." His brother trains him to overcome his physical weakness and prepare to defeat his enemies.The third story is about a proud young woman who refuses to marry, and is written in the form of a play. Akinirmut Unipkaaqtaut was first published in 1996.