It is 1957 and Bobby lives in Tsartlip First Nation on Vancouver Island, where his family has lived for generations. More than anything, he would love to enter the upcoming fishing derby. But how can he do that with no money, no boat and no time?
Amiqqaq is excited when his family catches a bowhead whale. As this family prepares the traditional celebration whaling feast, Amiqqaq learns about the spirit-of-the-whale. Includes a glossary of Iupiat terms.