Spirit Wrestler Gallery (Vancouver, Canada)

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  • Medium: basalt
  • Size: 6 × 10 × 3 inches
  • Reference Code: U40415

Mary Yuusipik Singaqti

Inuit

Baker Lake, Nunavut Territory, Canada

(1936-2017)

Born in the Back River Area, Mary grew up knowing the traditional, migratory life on the land. Having visited the community of Baker Lake for trading purposes, Mary and her family settled there permanently around 1960, when her son started school.