This piece was made by Cape Dorset artist Mangituk Kellypalik around 1998. It is a sculpture of a hawk shaman, each side of the piece representing a spirit, and the entire piece representing those two spirits as they come together. Standing nineteen inches tall, this piece is quite remarkable!
Title: Hawk Shaman
Artist: Mangituk Kellypalik
Community: Cape Dorset
Size: 19" X 9" X 7"
Bear/Bear/Seal Compostion by Jordan Kelly of Kingait, Baffin Island, Canada A statuesque display of Arctic wildlife carved from one piece of Serpentine rock. 18" tall; 2 3/4" X 4 1/2"
Title: Bird Spirit (1998)Artist: Toonoo SharkyCommunity: Cape Dorset: This piece is easily identified as the sinuous artistry of this popular sculptor. Rich with layers of meaning, it is an impressive, contemplative figure. Size: 16½" tall; 11" wide; 4" deepMaterials: Serpentine, antlerPrice: $6,000.00
Building an Inukshuk/Igloo by Mary Oshutsiaq of Cape Dorset. Serpentine. A great little set of figures at task. The figures are each around 4" tall