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Shaman Family (1986)

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  • Medium: stonecut
  • Size: 26 × 37 inches
  • Edition: 47
  • Reference Code: BL1986-03

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Ruth Annaqtuusi Tulurialik

Ruth Annaqtuusi Tulurialik

Inuit

Baker Lake, Nunavut Territory, Canada

(1934- )

Ruth was born near the Kazan River and came to Baker Lake as a baby with her adoptive parents, Elizabeth and Thomas Tapatai. She is married to Hugh Tulurialik, who operates an outfitting business in Baker Lake. They have three children. Both Ruth and Hugh are singers and musicians and together they travel extensively in the north to perform at various communities. Ruth began drawing in the mid-60s under the guidance of Jessie Oonark. Her drawings usually depict everyday life scenes on the land and subjects taken from her vast knowledge of traditional stories and legends.

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