Spirit Wrestler Gallery (Vancouver, Canada)

Drumdancer (1996)

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  • Medium: antler, pyroxene
  • Size: 6 × 6.5 × 3 inches incl. drum
  • Reference Code: M160337

Nelson Takkiruq

Inuit

Gjoa Haven, Nunavut Territory, Canada

(1930-1999)

Nelson’s brothers are two well known carvers, Judas Ullulaq and Charlie Ugyuk. He is an uncle of the late Karoo Ashevak (1940-1974). His wife Mary, and their two sons Elijah and Jacob are also carvers.