Elsie was born on Victoria Island, and has been drawing since the early 1960s. Her father, Victor Ekootak, was an artist and inspired her to draw through his drawings, as well as his stories. Elsie’s son, Stanley (Elongnak) Klengenberg is a graphic artist and sculptor in Holman.
Excerpt courtesy Inuit Art Section, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC), 1997.
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