Spirit Wrestler Gallery (Vancouver, Canada)

Mother and Child

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  • Medium: alabaster
  • Size: 11 × 4 × 4 inches
  • Reference Code: N91213

Alex Alikashuak

Alex Alikashuak

Inuit

Whale Cove, Nunavut Territory, Canada

(1952- )

Alex Alikashuak grew up in Rankin Inlet and moved to Whale Cove in April 1971. He began carving when he was eleven. Carving in a variety of media including stone, antler and bone, Alex is a creative and prolific carver. He was very involved in Northern politics from 1979-1993, and is also a trained pilot.