Spirit Wrestler Gallery (Vancouver, Canada)

Hunter and Shamans

by


Paul Toolooktook

Paul Toolooktook

Inuit

Baker Lake, Nunavut Territory, Canada

(1947-2003)

Paul Toolooktook was born in Beverly Lake and raised in Baker Lake. Paul’s mother, Martha Aptanik, was a carver and a printmaker in Baker Lake. His step-brother, Basil Aptanik, is also a well-known sculptor in Baker Lake.