Ikayukta lived in camps for most of her life. She started drawing in the mid-1960s and was first represented in the 1971 Cape Dorset annual collection. Her son Qavaroak Tunnillie was a sculptor. Her daughter Kakulu Sagiatuk is an artist living in Cape Dorset.
Excerpt courtesy Inuit Art Section, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC), 1997.
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