Hugh’s wife, Ruth Annaqtuusi Tulurialik, makes drawings, prints, and wallhangings. His father, Joseph Paungrat, makes sculpture and prints. His mother, Elizabeth Paungrat, and brother, Paul Iksiraq, are printmakers. In addition to his carving and printmaking, Hugh is also performing musician. In the 1970’s he managed the Sanavik Co-op in Baker Lake.
Excerpt courtesy Inuit Art Section, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC), 1997.
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