Spirit Wrestler Gallery (Vancouver, Canada)

Purple Owl (1999)

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  • Medium: stonecut
  • Size: 20 × 28 inches
  • Edition: 50
  • Reference Code: CD1999-01

Ohotaq (Oqutaq) Mikkigak

Ohotaq (Oqutaq) Mikkigak

Inuit

Cape Dorset, Nunavut Territory, Canada

(1936-2014)

“I enjoy doing colourful drawings, of people, animals, birds and especially the landscape. I used to enjoy hunting on the land, so that’s what I draw. I’ve done a few drawings of shamans, although I’ve never seen one. They are stories, true stories, told by my grandmother.”