Spirit Wrestler Gallery (Vancouver, Canada)

Muskox

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  • Medium: serpentine
  • Size: 8.5 × 11.5 × 6 inches
  • Reference Code: N80221

Seepee Ipeelie

Inuit

Iqaluit, Nunavut Territory, Canada

(1940-2000)

Seepee is the son of the sculptor Nooveya Ipeelie. He began carving during a stay in hospital in the south when he was only fifteen. He also attended school in Edmonton, but returned home to Iqaluit where he married and raised a family.