Spirit Wrestler Gallery (Vancouver, Canada)

Diving Bear

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  • Medium: serpentine
  • Size: 1.5 × 3 × 1 inches
  • Reference Code: Q70319

Mosesie (Moe) Pootoogook

Mosesie (Moe) Pootoogook

Inuit

Cape Dorset, Nunavut Territory, Canada

(1977- )

Mosesie was born in Iqaluit Hospital, but has grown up in Cape Dorset. His father, Paulassie Pootoogook, is a well-known Cape Dorset carver, and his late mother, Ishuhungitok was an artist. Mosesie’s older brother Anakadlak is also a carver.