Basil Aptanik’s step-mother, the late Martha Aptanik (1915-1972), was a Baker Lake carver and printmaker. His step-brother, Paul Toolooktook, is also a well-known Baker Lake sculptor.
Aptanik worked as a printer at the Sanavik print shop between 1970 and 1972, producing six prints in three collections.
Excerpt courtesy Inuit Art Section, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC), 1997.
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