Norman’s parents are both artists. Ekidluak Komoartuk creates drawings, sculpture, tapestries, and is a printmaker. His mother, Leah Qumuaqtuq, and his brother Stevie are both carvers. Norman’s sister, Olassie Akulukjuk, is a tapestry weaver, a crafts artist, and makes wallhangings. Norman was the president of the Pangnirtung Co-op, 1990.
Excerpt courtesy Inuit Art Section, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC), 1997.
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