Spirit Wrestler Gallery (Vancouver, Canada)

Inuit Fashion Show (2010)


“Family fashion show: they are wearing seal and caribou skin plus soapstone jewels. There is my two oldest sisters plus their son, also me and my son. Our oldest boys, Jason from Padloo, Mikigak from Mary, Nathan from me, Nicotye. Samayualie Fashion show.”

Nicotye Samayualie

Nicotye Samayualie


Cape Dorset, Nunavut Territory, Canada

(1983- )

Nicotye Samayualie was born on November 23, 1983. She is the daughter of Kudluarjuk Ashoona and Johny Tunnillie Samayualie. Nicotye’s grandmother, Keeleemeeoomee Samayualie was a well known graphic artist whose prints were represented in the Cape Dorset annual print collections throughout the 1970s and ’80s.