Inuit art: School of Arctic Char Fish
Inuit Artist: Kakee Ningeosiak
Size: 13" high, 9" wide, 4" deep, 8.4 lbs
Community: Cape Dorset, NU
Material: Serpentine, caribou antler (inlaid eyes)
Igloo Tag license number: #15 - Inuit Gifts
This piece depicts a school of beautiful arctic char fish with inlaid eyes swimming in an ocean.
There is something extraordinarily freeing about about the migration patterns of Arctic Char, particularly their movements to and from the river mouths. This piece conveys a wry hipness.