Noo has been carving for nine years, having started at the age of 11. Since that time he says, he’s “never missed a day!” He learned by watching his father, [Alashua Atsiaq].
Noo’s first carving was a small walking bear, which he sold for $4.00. Since the age of 12, he has been using small power tools. Today he is rapidly gaining a reputation for his white marble polar bears, which he started making some three years ago.
Noo has also worked for Nuna Parr by helping him file and sand his bears.
Excerpt from “Guide to Cape Dorset Artists” by Kyra Vldaykov Fisher, 2008
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