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Museum catalogue: Inuit Art Collection

 

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There are 216 items in this collection, of which 150 are shown below. Use the navigation to view more pages.

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Carving

Record: N: 81

Carving, wood. Model of inuit woman using a 'Kameo' to soften her sealskin boots. Carved from a single piece of wood by an Inuk near Sukkertoppen, West Greenland. Kitaamiut (West Greenlanders), near Maniitsoq (Sukkertoppen), Maniitsup kommunea (Sukkertoppen District), Kalaallit Nunaata Kitaa (West Greenland), before 1947.

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Carving

Record: N: 109a-c

Carving, Shaman, ivory. Kalaallit Nunaat (Greenland), no date. Made of ivory in originally 2 (now 3) pieces.

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Mask

Record: N: 191

Mask, seal skin. Tunumiit (East Greenlanders). Tasiilap kommunea (Ammassalik District), Kalaallit Nunaata Tunua (East Greenland), 1931.

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Mask

Record: N: 192

Mask, wood. Tunumiit (East Greenlanders). Tasiilap kommunea (Ammassalik District), Kalaallit Nunaata Tunua (East Greenland), 1931.

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Carving

Record: N: 804c

Carving, part, Bear (c), wood. Tunumiit (East Greenlanders). Tasiilap kommunea (Ammassalik District), Kalaallit Nunaata Tunua (East Greenland), 1933.

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Carving

Record: N: 813a

Carving, Bird, (Loon?) ivory. Iglulingmiut (Iglulik Inuit). Iglulik ?, Nunavut, Canada, 1821-1823.

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Carving

Record: N: 813b

Carving, Bear, ivory. Iglulingmiut (Iglulik Inuit). Iglulik ?, Nunavut, Canada, 1821-1823.

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Carving

Record: N: 823a-c

Carving, Man and Woman on base. Kitaamiut (West Greenlanders). Maniitsoq (Sukkertoppen), Maniitsup kommunea (Sukkertoppen District), Kalaallit Nunaata Kitaa (West Greenland), 1927-1935.

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Carving

Record: N: 828a-c

Carving, Snowhouse with man and woman, ivory. Iglulik, Nunavut, Canada, 1939.

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Carving

Record: N: 1097

Carving, man, wood. North Alaska Inupiaq. Point Barrow, Alaska, United States of America, 1933.

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Carving

Record: Y: 56/1a-c

Carving, Hunter, soapstone on base. Artist: Kopeekolik (see note). Puvirnituq (Povungnituk), Quebec, Nunavik, Canada, before 1955.

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Carving

Record: Y: 62/12

Carving, soapstone. Artist: Qarik, Netslingmiut (Netsilik Inuit), Back River, District of Keetwatin, Nunavut, Canada, before 1962.

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Carving

Record: Y: 71/10

Carving, Walrus, soapstone. Artist : Joe Emiqutailaq (born 1918) or, more probably, Simeonie Uppik (1928- d. unknown). Sanikiluaq (Belcher Islands), Nunavut, Canada, before 1971.

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Carving

Record: Y: 72/18/72

Carving, Caribou, ivory. Labrador Inuit. Labrador, Newfoundland, Canada, 1889.

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Carving

Record: Y: 72/18/73

Carving, Snowy Owl, marine ivory. Labrador Inuit. Labrador, Canada, 1889.

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Carving

Record: Y: 72/18/74

Carving, Seal float, ivory. Labrador Inuit. Labrador, Newfoundland, Canada, 1904-1915.

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Carving

Record: Y: 74/9/4

Carving, Polar Bear, ivory. Iglulingmiut (Iglulik Inuit). North Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada, 1920s.

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[Untitled]

Record: Y: 76/6/2

One of two drawings by an Inuit, brought back by Captain Lyon, HMS Hecla, Arctic Expedition, 1821-23.

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[Untitled]

Record: Y: 76/7/3

Inuit drawing,. Features a sledge, dogs, and a man. 9 sheets of drawings, some stated to be by an Eskimo called Toolooak. Drawn during Captain W.E. Parry's Arctic Expedition, 1821-23. Captions added in ink by Captain Lyon, who possibly brought the drawings back with him.

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[Untitled]

Record: Y: 76/7/4

Inuit drawing.Features 'Captain Parry, in full uniform', and ''Mr Hooper, one leg wanting'. 9 sheets of drawings, some stated to be by an Eskimo called Toolooak. Drawn during Captain W.E. Parry's Arctic Expedition, 1821-23. Captions added in ink by Captain Lyon, who possibly brought the drawings back with him.

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[Untitled]

Record: Y: 76/7/5

Inuit drawing, Features 'Hooper' and 'Parry'. 9 sheets of drawings, some stated to be by an Eskimo called Toolooak. Drawn during Captain W.E. Parry's Arctic Expedition, 1821-23. Captions added in ink by Captain Lyon, who possibly brought the drawings back with him.

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[Untitled]

Record: Y: 76/7/6

Inuit drawing. Features various Arctic fauna, including reindeer and bear. Written note, 'Toolooak's performance (a lad of 16), March 10th, 1822'. 9 sheets of drawings, some stated to be by an Eskimo called Toolooak. Drawn during Captain W.E. Parry's Arctic Expedition, 1821-23. Captions added in ink by Captain Lyon, who possibly brought the drawings back with him.

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[Untitled]

Record: Y: 76/7/7

Inuit drawing. A selection of Inuit clothing. 1 of 9 sheets of drawings, some stated to be by an Inuit called Toolooak. Drawn during Captain W.E. Parry's Arctic Expedition, 1821-23. Captions added in ink by Captain Lyon, who possibly brought the drawings back with him.

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[Untitled]

Record: Y: 76/7/8

Inuit drawing. Reindeer and a mouse. Written note, 'Toolooak fecit'. 9 sheets of drawings, some stated to be by an Inuit called Toolooak. Drawn during Captain W.E. Parry's Arctic Expedition, 1821-23. Captions added in ink by Captain Lyon, who possibly brought the drawings back with him.

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[Untitled]

Record: Y: 76/7/9

Inuit drawing, artist unknown. Iglulingmiut (Aivilingmiut). A variety of Arctic wildlife, including whales, narwhal, and reindeer. 1 of 9 sheets of drawings, some stated to be by an Inuit called Toolooak. Drawn during Captain W.E. Parry's Arctic Expedition, 1821-23. Captions added in ink by Captain Lyon, who possibly brought the drawings back with him.

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Carving

Record: Y: 81/4a-b

Carving, Bird, soapstone on base. Artist: Etidlooie Etidlooie (1910/11-1981). Kinngait (Cape Dorset), Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada, before 1980.

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Carving

Record: Y: 84/6/5

Carving, King Eider, serpentine. Kilaallit Nunaat (Greenland), before 1984.

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Carving

Record: Y: 84/6/7

Carving, man, ivory. Kalaallit Nunaat (Greenland), before 1984.

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Carving

Record: Y: 88/1/15

Carving, Polar Bear, ivory. Iglulingmiut (Iglulik Inuit). Mittimatalik (Pond Inlet), Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada, 1929-1934.

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Carving

Record: Y: 88/1/19

Carving, Caribou, ivory. Iglulingmiut (Iglulik Inuit). Mittimatalik (Pond Inlet), Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada, 1929-1934.

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Carving

Record: Y: 88/1/20

Carving, Polar Bear, ivory. Iglulingmiut (Iglulik Inuit). Mittimatalik (Pond Inlet), Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada, 1929-1934.

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Carving

Record: Y: 88/1/24

Carving, Polar Bear and Seal, ivory. Iglulingmiut (Iglulik Inuit). Mittimatalik (Pond Inlet), Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada, 1929-1934.

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Carving

Record: Y: 88/1/4

Carving, candleholder, Walrus, soapstone. Artist: unknown. Mittimatalik (Pond Inlet), Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada, 1929-1934.

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Carving

Record: Y: 88/1/9

Carving, ivory. Iglulingmiut (Iglulik Inuit). Mittimatalik (Pond Inlet), Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada, 1929-1934.

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Carving

Record: Y: 2005/10

Carving, Owl, serpentine on base. Artist and community: unknown. Canada, before 1976.

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Carving

Record: Y: 2005/7/1

Carving, Sea Goddess (Sedna, Taleelayuk), serpentine. Artist: Kaka Ashoona (b.1928), Kinngait (Cape Dorset), Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada, 1961.

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Carving

Record: Y: 2005/7/10a-b

Carving, Wrestlers, soapstone on base. Artist: Eelee Shuvigar (1904-1977), Kinngait (Cape Dorset), Baffin Island, Canada, circa 1950.

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Carving

Record: Y: 2005/7/11a-b

Carving, Giant's Head, serpentine on base. Artist: Pitseolak Ashoona (1904 -1983). Kinngait (Cape Dorset), Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada, 1961.

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Carving

Record: Y: 2005/7/12a-b

Carving, Dog, soapstone on base. Artist: Kiawak Ashoona (b.1933). Kinngait (Cape Dorset), Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada, 1961.

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Carving

Record: Y: 2005/7/13a-b

Carving, Fox, serpentine on base. Artist and community unknown. Canada, before 1966.

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Carving

Record: Y: 2005/7/14a-c

Carving, Caribou, soapstone. Artist: Syollie Weetaluktuk (1906 - 1962). Inukjuaq (Port Harrison), Quebec, Canada, circa 1950.

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Carving

Record: Y: 2005/7/15a-b

Carving, Caribou Cow, soapstone on base. Artist: unknown. Kinngait (Cape Dorset), Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada, circa 1961.

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Carving

Record: Y: 2005/7/17a-b

Carving, Dog Eating, soapstone on base. Artist: Toonoo (1920-1969). Kinngait (Cape Dorset), Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada, 1961.

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Carving

Record: Y: 2005/7/18

Carving, Polar Bear, soapstone. Artist: Henry Evaluardjuk (b. 1923). Iqaluit (Frobisher Bay), Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada, 1961.

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Carving

Record: Y: 2005/7/19

Carving, Polar Bear, soapstone. Artist: Henry Evaluardjuk (b. 1923). Iqaluit (Frobisher Bay), Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada, 1961.

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Carving

Record: Y: 2005/7/20a-c

Carving, Polar Bear and Hunter, soapstone on base. Artist: possibly Mosesie Kolola (1930-1985). Iqaluit (Frobisher Bay), Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada, 1961.

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Carving

Record: Y: 2005/7/21a-b

Carving, Man and Kayak, soapstone. Artist: Josie Pisuktie (1901- d. unknown). Iqaluit (Frobisher Bay), Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada, 1961.

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Carving

Record: Y: 2005/7/22a-c

Carving, Bird on Head of Polar Bear, soapstone and ivory on base. Artist: probably Ooloopie Killiktee (b. 1919). Kimmirut (Lake Harbour), Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada, 1961.

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Carving

Record: Y: 2005/7/23a-b

Carving, Bird, on base. Artist and community: unknown. Canada, before 1966.

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Carving

Record: Y: 2005/7/24

Carving, bird, serpentine. Artist and community: unknown. Canada, before 1966.

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Carving

Record: Y: 2005/7/25a-b

Carving, Bird (duck), soapstone on base. Artist and community: unknown. Canada, before 1966.

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Carving

Record: Y: 2005/7/26a-b

Carving, Bird, soapstone on base. Artist and community: unknown. Canada, before 1966.

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Carving

Record: Y: 2005/7/27a-b

Carving, Owl, serpentine on base. Artist: Tudlik (1890-1966). Kinngait (Cape Dorset), Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada, 1961.

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Carving

Record: Y: 2005/7/28a-b

Carving, Walrus, soapstone on base. Artist: Henry Evaluardjuk (b. 1923). Iqaluit (Frobisher Bay), Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada, 1961.

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Carving

Record: Y: 2005/7/29a-b

Carving, Walrus, serpentine on base. Artist: unknown. Kinngait (Cape Dorset) ?, Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada, circa 1950.

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Carving

Record: Y: 2005/7/2a-b

Carving (a) of Sea Goddess (Sedna, Taleelayuk), soapstone on base (b). Artist: Tarulagak. Canada, before 1966. The Sea Goddess (Sedna, Taleelayuk) is a pan-Arctic legend. Sedna, a female spirit who dwells at the bottom of the sea, is mistress of the ocean, created the sea mammals and provides sustenance for the Inuit. See References. Alternate spellings: Taleelayo, Talelayo, Talluliyuk, Taleelajuq.

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Carving

Record: Y: 2005/7/30

Carving, Seal, soapstone on base. Artist: Simiga (probably Eelee Simagaq, b.1931). Iqaluit (Frobisher Bay), Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada, 1961.

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Carving

Record: Y: 2005/7/31

Carving, Walrus, serpentine on base. Artist and community: unknown. Canada, before 1966.

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Carving

Record: Y: 2005/7/32a-b

Carving, Walrus Head, soapstone on base. Artist: probably Jamasie Teevee (1910-1985). Kimmirut (Lake Harbour)/Kinngait (Cape Dorset), Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada, 1961.

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Carving

Record: Y: 2005/7/33

Carving, soapstone. Artist: Simeonie Davidee (b. 1928). Kimmirut (Lake Harbour), Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada, before 1966.

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Carving

Record: Y: 2005/7/34a-b

Bird (owl) standing on Seal, soapstone on base. Artist and community: unknown. Canada, before 1966

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Carving

Record: Y: 2005/7/35

Carving, Woman Hunter, soapstone. Artist: Akeeaktashuk (1898-1954). Inukjuaq (Port Harrison), Quebec, Canada, circa 1950.

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Carving

Record: Y: 2005/7/3a-b

Carving, Man Crawling, soapstone on base. Artist: Eelee Shuvigar (1904-1977), Kinngait (Cape Dorset), Baffin Island, Canada, circa 1950.

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Carving

Record: Y: 2005/7/42a-b

Carving, Head, bone on base. Artist and community: unknown. Canada, before 1966.

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Carving

Record: Y: 2005/7/43a-b

Carving, Head, ivory on base. Artist and community: unknown. Canada, circa 1960.

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Carving

Record: Y: 2005/7/44a-b

Carving, etched walrus tusk, on base. Artist: Davidee Itulu (1929-2006). Kimmirut (Lake Harbour), Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada, 1961.

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Carving

Record: Y: 2005/7/45a-b

Carving, Bird (goose), marine ivory on base. Artist: Kapik Kolola (1926-1985), Kimmirut (Lake Harbour), Baffin Island, Nunvavut, Canada, 1961.

Carving

Record: Y: 2005/7/46a-b

Carving, Man (a), standing, in soapstone on black base (b), about 8 inches high, label T.6 on bottom of one foot

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Carving

Record: Y: 2005/7/4a-b

Carving, Man Standing, soapstone on base. Artist and community: unknown. Canada, before 1966.

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Carving

Record: Y: 2005/7/5a-b

Carving, Man Standing, soapstone on base. Artist and community: unknown, Canada, before 1966.

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Carving

Record: Y: 2005/7/6a-b

Carving, Man Standing, soapstone on base. Artist and community: unknown, Canada, before 1966.

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Carving

Record: Y: 2005/7/7a-b

Carving, Man Standing, soapstone on base. Artist: Kabavarr. Kinngait (Cape Dorset), Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada, circa 1950.

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Carving

Record: Y: 2005/7/8a-b

Carving, Woman Standing, soapstone on base. Artist: unknown. Inukjuaq (Port Harrison) ?, Quebec, Canada, before 1966.

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Carving

Record: Y: 2005/7/9

Carving, Woman with Baby in Hood, soapstone. Artist: Akeeaktashuk (1898-1954). Inukjuak (Port Harrison), Quebec, Canada, before 1954.

Sculpture, inuksuk

Record: Y: 2005/8a

Sculpture, Inuksuk. Kinngait (Cape Dorset), Qikiqtaaluk (Baffin Island), Nunavut, Canada, 1964.

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Sculpture, Inuksuk

Record: Y: 2005/8b

Sculpture, Inuksuk, end of right arm. Kinngait (Cape Dorset), Qikiqtaaluk (Baffin Island), Nunavut, Canada, 1964.

Carving

Record: Y: 2008/34/10

Spirit figure

Carving

Record: Y: 2008/34/11

People

Carving

Record: Y: 2008/34/2

Drum dancer

Carving

Record: Y: 2008/34/3

'Inuk'

Carving

Record: Y: 2008/34/4

Mask

Carving

Record: Y: 2008/34/5

Musk-ox

Carving

Record: Y: 2008/34/6

Narwhal, 'Tuugaalik'

Carving

Record: Y: 2008/34/7a-b

'Thinking of Flying'

Carving

Record: Y: 2008/34/8

Hunter

Carving

Record: Y: 2008/34/9

Sedna, 'Taleelayuk' the sea goddess

Carving

Record: Y: 2008/35

Tupilaq in walrus ivory

Carving

Record: Y: 2008/36

Tupilaq

Carving

Record: Y: 2009/31

Carving. Inuit. No provenance, no date. The syllabics on the side translate as: 'These four rocks piled on top of one another indicate an overnight place on a route. The inland people understand this formation. This formation shows that the meat cache is not far from here.'

Image

Record: Y: 2010/10/1

Song of spring (diptych)

Image

Record: Y: 2010/10/10

Riding the bird monster

Image

Record: Y: 2010/10/11

Living on the land

Image

Record: Y: 2010/10/12

Strangers in our camp

Image

Record: Y: 2010/10/13

Skeletoned caribou

Image

Record: Y: 2010/10/14

Conversing with snake spirit

Image

Record: Y: 2010/10/15

Interior and exterior

Image

Record: Y: 2010/10/16

Two rooms inside the iglu

Image

Record: Y: 2010/10/17

Isugar (lake trout)

Image

Record: Y: 2010/10/18

Simon of Cyrene

Image

Record: Y: 2010/10/19

Making an atigi

Image

Record: Y: 2010/10/2

Iceberg lookout

Image

Record: Y: 2010/10/20

The power of amulets

Image

Record: Y: 2010/10/21

Owl with seagulls

Image

Record: Y: 2010/10/22

Winter ptarmigan

Image

Record: Y: 2010/10/23

Duck pond

Image

Record: Y: 2010/10/24

A boy's eyes, a man's strength

Image

Record: Y: 2010/10/25

Winter camp scene

Image

Record: Y: 2010/10/26

Boy feeding birds

Image

Record: Y: 2010/10/27

Returning from the hunt

Image

Record: Y: 2010/10/28

The ancient way of hunting

Image

Record: Y: 2010/10/29

Summer Wanderers

Image

Record: Y: 2010/10/3

Bird landscape

Image

Record: Y: 2010/10/30

man and wife

Image

Record: Y: 2010/10/31

Niviaksiak

Image

Record: Y: 2010/10/32

Hunger

Image

Record: Y: 2010/10/33

Dream

Image

Record: Y: 2010/10/34

Legend of the giant

Image

Record: Y: 2010/10/35

Hunter and walrus

Image

Record: Y: 2010/10/36

Wolf man

Image

Record: Y: 2010/10/37

The young and the old

Image

Record: Y: 2010/10/38

Racing kayaks

Record: Y: 2010/10/39

Drum dance

Image

Record: Y: 2010/10/4

Four birds

Image

Record: Y: 2010/10/40

The good life

Image

Record: Y: 2010/10/41

Woman tending fire

Image

Record: Y: 2010/10/42

Dream image

Record: Y: 2010/10/43

Iglooviigala (small igloo)

Image

Record: Y: 2010/10/44

Protective harbour

Image

Record: Y: 2010/10/45

Landmark of the North

Record: Y: 2010/10/46

Sharing the hunt

Record: Y: 2010/10/47

Swept away by the northern lights

Record: Y: 2010/10/48

Plucking a duck

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Record: Y: 2010/10/49

The settlement from a distance

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Record: Y: 2010/10/5

My father's belongings

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Carving

Record: Y: 2010/10/50

Goose Strutting

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Carving

Record: Y: 2010/10/51

Inuk on musk ox

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Carving

Record: Y: 2010/10/52

Falcon

Image

Carving

Record: Y: 2010/10/53

Bird standing

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Carving

Record: Y: 2010/10/54

Mother and child

Image

Carving

Record: Y: 2010/10/55

Hunter and seal

Image

Carving

Record: Y: 2010/10/56

Igloo and people

Image

Carving

Record: Y: 2010/10/57

My first ski-doo ride by Napachie Sharky

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Carving

Record: Y: 2010/10/58

Bird Shaman

Image

Carving

Record: Y: 2010/10/59

Hunter

Image

Record: Y: 2010/10/6

Caribou spirits ascending

Image

Carving

Record: Y: 2010/10/60

Woman With Two Fish

Image

Carving

Record: Y: 2010/10/61

Dancing owl

Image

Carving

Record: Y: 2010/10/62

Sea spirit

Image

Carving

Record: Y: 2010/10/63

Man and woman stretching skin

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Carving

Record: Y: 2010/10/64

Owl and young