Spirit Wrestler Gallery (Vancouver, Canada)

Muskox (c.1989)

by


Seepee Ipeelie

Inuit

Iqaluit, Nunavut Territory, Canada

(1940-2000)

Seepee is the son of the sculptor Nooveya Ipeelie. He began carving during a stay in hospital in the south when he was only fifteen. He also attended school in Edmonton, but returned home to Iqaluit where he married and raised a family.