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Sculpture  (Sculpture)  "1973-1974"

Iniaq Qavavauq (Qavavauq/Ineak Qavavauq/Aeyout Qavavauq/Aineeak Qavavauq/Aiyow Qavavauq), Inuit (Canadian Eskimo), b. 1943

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1973-1974

Materials:

Whale bone, stone, twine/string

Techniques:

Carved

Dimensions:

50 x 27 x 12 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Arctic, Central Arctic, Eastern Arctic, Inuit (Canadian Eskimo), Native Americans, North America

City:

Arctic Bay (Ikpiarjuk)

County:

Qikiqtaaluk Region (Qitirmiut, Baffin)

State:

Nunavut

Island Name:

Baffin Island

IslandGrouping:

Baffin Island Group

Archipelago:

Canadian Arctic Archipelago

Country:

Canada

Collection History:

Purchased by Inuit art collectors Bert Witt and Ellen Witt (1917-2007) from the Canadian Arctic Producers Co-operative Ltd. (Mississauga, Ontario) in April 1974; donated to NMAI in 2001.

Source ID:

NMAI_276488

Catalog Number:

26/395

Album Name:

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