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Nursery Rhymes

K angiryuarmiutun

Mary Una Qinmilik Mary una qinmilik, qinmilik, qinmilik.

Mary una qinmilik, mitqua qatiqtuq.

Iliharvingmun maliktaa, maliktaa, maliktaa.

Iliharvingmun maliktaa,

nutaqqat quviahuktun.

Aahivan nuaq

Aahivannuaq mayuralliqpuq.

Nipallilaqingman uaqtauvuq.

Hiqinnaallaqingman paniqpuq.

Aahivannuaq mayuraarivuq!

Q iblaqhiqtuq U bluriaq Qiblaqhiqtuq ubluriaq, qanuq ihumavunga.

Kingiktumi qilangmi, qaffaktutin ittuq.

Qiblaqhiqtuq ubluriaq. qanuq ihumavunga.

Mary Had



(to the tune of “Mary had a little lamb�)

Mary had a dog, had a dog, had a dog. Mary had a dog, its fur was white. It followed her to school, followed her, followed her. It followed her to school, the children were happy.

Itsy Bitsy S pider

The Itsy Bitsy spider, climbed up the water spout. Down came the rain, and washed the spider out. Up came the sun and dried up all the rain. And the Itsy Bitsy spider climbed up the spout again!

Twinkle, Twinkle L ittle Star

Twinkle, twinkle little star, how I wonder what you are. Up above the world so high, like a diamond in the sky. Twinkle, twinkle little star, how I wonder what you are.


Nursery Rhymes

BOOK ONE K angiryuarmiutun Illustration & Design by Zoe Ho Translation by ICRC Produced by Inuvialuit Cultural Resource Centre (ICRC) Bag Service #21, Inuvik, NT, X0E 0T0 Š2008 Funding provided by: Aboriginal Languages Initiative, Department of Canadian Heritage Education, Culture and Employment, Beaufort Delta Education Council, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada & NWT Literacy Council.

Mary Una Qinmilik Mary Had a Dog

Aahivannuaq Itsy Bitsy Spider

Qiblaqhiqtuq Ubluriaq Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star

Inuvialuktun Nursery Rhymes (Siglitun)  
Inuvialuktun Nursery Rhymes (Siglitun)  

I was honoured to illustrate and design this collection of nursery rhymes for the Inuvialuit Cultural Resource Center. The booklets are targ...