"QIMMEQ - The Greenland Sled Dog" is a tribute in text and images to a unique dog breed and the people surrounding it.
With text contributions from 14 experts, the origin of the sled dog, its cultural significance, the contemporary use of the dog in Greenland and the dog's health, is described. Throughout the book, quotes from, and interviews with, Greenlandic mushers, emphasize their relationship with the sled dog. The book opens with preface by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark.
The book is richly illustrated by award-winning photographer Carsten Egevang's black and white photos. In an intriguing layout, the sled dog is portrayed, the special bond between musher and the dogs as well as the dog's functions in today's Greenland is documented - all with the magnificent Greenlandic scenery as background.
The book is in English.
The book is also available in Danish and Greenlandic version.