Spirit Wrestler Gallery (Vancouver, Canada)

“Inuk Pulling Catch” Basket


Sarah Appaqaq

Sarah Appaqaq


Sanikiluaq, Nunavut Territory, Canada

(1950- )

Sarah learned soapstone carving by watching her father Davidee Kavik. She initially was self-taught as a basketmaker, but in 1990 she completed a certificate in doll and basket making from the Nunavut Arctic College. Sarah’s husband Simon is also a carver.