Annie Muktuk and Other Stories
“I woke up with Moses Henry’s boot holding open my jaw and my right eye was looking into his gun barrel. I know one thing about Moses Henry; he means business when he means business.”
Norma Dunning’s short stories are raucous and funny and resonate with raw honesty. Each eye-opening narrative twist in Annie Muktuk and Other Stories challenges readers’ perceptions of who Inuit people are.
Norma Dunning is an Inuit writer, scholar, researcher, and grandmother who grew up experiencing a silenced form of Aboriginality in the southern areas of Canada. When she began to write about her own ancestors, her Inukness became evident. Her creative work keeps her most grounded in the traditional Inuit ways of knowing and being. She lives in Edmonton.