British Law and Arctic Men: The Celebrated 1917 Murder Trials of Sinnisiak and Uluksuk, First Inuit Tried Under White Man's Law

Gordon Moyles

When Inuit hunters Sinnisiak and Uluksuk were tried and sentenced for the murder of two Catholic priests, it seemed that the British were determined to establish themselves as the forces of law and order in the new land as much as they were motivated by the application of justice.

ISBN: 0-86491-241-2


About the Author

Gordon Moyles has researched police records, primary materials, and letters to provide readers with a first-hand view of the events leading up to and including the trial.


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