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Lizzie Saggiak

Inuit

Cape Dorset, Nunavut Territory, Canada

(1924-1989)


Born in Arctic Quebec, Lizzie Saggiak remembers crossing Hudson Strait with her family to settle at Igalaalik Camp in the Andrew Gordon Bay area. Lizzie’s husband Saggiak (1897-1980), who was also an artist, moved his family to Cape Dorset after obtaining a permanent job at the nursing station there. Their son Kumakuluk is a carver.

Between 1960 and 1967, Lizzie produced five prints for the Dorset annual collections. One of her delicate drawings was featured in the “Strange Scenes: Early Cape Dorset Drawings” exhibit.

There is currently no artwork on display for Lizzie Saggiak. If you would like to inquire about this artist, then please contact the gallery.

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