Spirit Wrestler Gallery (Vancouver, Canada)

Mother with Family


  • Medium: basalt
  • Size: 6.25 × 4.25 × 1.75 inches
  • Reference Code: L70910

Luke Anowtalik

Luke Anowtalik


Arviat, Nunavut Territory, Canada


Anowtalik recalls selling his first carvings—little swivel figures made from caribou antler—to Ministry of Transport employees at Ennadai Lake where he grew up. Although he works primarily in stone, he still occasionally carves antler, often creating elaborate compositions.