Spirit Wrestler Gallery (Vancouver, Canada)

Polar Bear and Shaman (c.2002)

by

  • Medium: ivory
  • Size: 1.5 × 2 × 0.5 inches
  • Reference Code: U120324

Josiah (Joshua) Nuilaalik

Josiah (Joshua) Nuilaalik

RCA

Inuit

Baker Lake, Nunavut Territory, Canada

(1928-2005)

Joshua is the eldest son of renowned Baker Lake artist Jessie Oonark. His wife Ruth Qaulluaryuk produces graphic work, prints, and wallhangings. Their son Armand Kannayuk is a sculptor in Baker Lake.