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Ptarmigan (c.1991)


  • Medium: serpentine
  • Size: 5 × 6 × 2.5 inches
  • Reference Code: LS91133


Mannumi Shaqu

Mannumi Shaqu


Cape Dorset, Nunavut Territory, Canada


“I was born in a winter camp near Dorset. I used to remember how old I was but I have a poor memory and have forgotten now. I know it was around the time Cape Dorset became a settlement. I was born in an igloo. My father was Towatuga and my mother was Karalooatoo… . When I was young I loved to follow my grandfather and the other men in the camp hunting. I don’t remember what it was like to hunt with spears and harpoons since most of the men had rifles. As a boy I was afraid of whiteman because I imagined they wanted to kidnap me… .

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101-1669 West 3rd Ave.
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