John first learned to carve at the age of 9 and sold his first carving at 13. He carves mostly bears from either stone, ivory, whalebone, or antler, preferring to work with materials that are not to soft and brittle. John is the son of craft artist and sculptor Sepora Inukshuk.
Excerpt courtesy Inuit Art Section, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC), 1997.
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