Spirit Wrestler Gallery (Vancouver, Canada)

Siilavut, Nunavut • Our Environment, Our Land (1999)

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  • Medium: lithograph
  • Size: 22 × 30 inches (each diptych panel)
  • Edition: 99
  • Reference Code: I120903

April 1st, 1999 marked the official inception of the new Territory of Nunavut in Canada’s Arctic. To commemorate this historic event, Dorset Fine Arts released a special edition of 99 prints by Kenojuak — a large diptych entitled Siilavut, Nunavut (Our Environment, Our Land).

Kenojuak Ashevak

Kenojuak Ashevak

CC, RCA

Inuit

Cape Dorset, Nunavut Territory, Canada

(1927-2013)

Kenojuak Ashevak was born October 3, 1927. Her early years were spent living a traditional hunting lifestyle on the land at Ikirasaq on the southern coast of Baffin Island, residing in igloos and skin tents.