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Hunter With Seal

Simeonie Emikotailak 
Hunter With Seal
Soapstone, 8 x 19 x 4 inches

Simeonie Emikotailak comes from a family of artists in Sanikiluaq, Nunavut, and began carving at a very young age. This piece depicts the act of seal hunting, an important part of Emikotailak’s life. The winning bidder will learn more about this artist who is represented in the WAG collection on a private tour of the Gallery’s Inuit art vaults with WAG Director & CEO Dr. Stephen Borys or WAG Curator of Inuit Art, Dr. Darlene Coward Wight.

Value: $3,400

Donated by Canadian Arctic Producers