Spirit Wrestler Gallery (Vancouver, Canada)

Shaman Swallowed by Fish


  • Medium: antler (caribou)
  • Size: 2.75 × 5.5 × 2 inches
  • Reference Code: LS80238

Robert Kuptana

Robert Kuptana


Paulatuk, Northwest Territories, Canada

(1962- )

Robert Kuptana has been carving since childhood, learning by borrowing tools from his older brother Floyd, also a carver. He was born in 1962 in Paulatuk in the Western Arctic, and is currently living in Ulukhaktok (Holman). He is a cousin of well-known artists, David Ruben Piqtoukun and Abraham Anghik.