Spirit Wrestler Gallery (Vancouver, Canada)
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Tattooed Woman with Ulu

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“I have always been fascinated with traditional Inuit tattoos and I wanted to add these markings to this beautiful woman’s portrait. She holds an ulu, a traditional hand implement used by women in everyday life.”

Billy Gauthier

Billy Gauthier

Billy Gauthier

Inuit

Happy Valley - Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

(1978- )

Billy was born on July 7, 1978, in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador. In his early years he travelled eastern Canada residing and schooling in Ottawa, Yarmouth and Halifax in Nova Scotia, then at the age of thirteen returned to live in Goose Bay. He now lives in North West River in Labrador and enjoys fishing and hunting on the land with his family.