Spirit Wrestler Gallery (Vancouver, Canada)

Standing Polar Bear (c.1972)

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  • Medium: serpentine
  • Size: 9 × 5 × 4 inches
  • Reference Code: LS90325

Newgaleak (Nuyaliaq) Qimirpik

Inuit

Kimmirut, Nunavut Territory, Canada

(1937-2007)

Nuyaliaq has no preference for the types of materials he works with and will carve using stone, ivory, whalebone or antler. His father is Lake Harbour sculptor Ooloopie Killiktee. His wife Annie is a craft artist and sculptor. His daughter Nakashoo, and his son Pitsiula, are both carvers.