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"
Two Bear and Seal by Eyeseak Padluq (Kimmirut, Nunavut) b.1966 Carving circa 1995?? Simple but engaging. The rust color of the stone bears is amazing. Serpentine About 6" tall; 12" across the base
Tattooed Sedna by Lucien Ukkalianuk (1940-2007); Igloolik, Nunavut; Disc E5127 Carving circa 1996. Serpentine, Bone, Muskox Horn 10" tall; about 10" wide
Young Alert Owl by Osuitok Ipeelie, RCA (11/13/1992 - 12/31/2005). This piece was made in 1996 or 1997. Serpentine 16.5" tall; 11.5" wide