Atoat is the wife of Arctic Bay artist Pauloosie Akitirq. She and her husband both started to carve in 1963. Although Atoat had seen carvings done by other artists in the community before she began to carve, she is a self-taught sculptor.
Excerpt ©1997 Inuit Art Section, INAC
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