“I have heard stories of shamans turning into animals. It has been said that shamans would sacrifice themselves in the times of starvation by turning into caribou so they can be hunted to feed the family.”
Isacci is the son of carver Etulu Etidlui. His grandparents Etidlooie and Kingmeata Etidlooie were noted graphic artists and sculptors in the early days of Cape Dorset art. Isacci has been carving since he was seven, and his favourite subjects are generally people in motion, whether fishing or drumdancing, always with a sense of movement. Recently, he has been making elaborate containers that incorporate both figurative elements and a whimsical sense of humour.
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101-1669 West 3rd Ave.
Canada V6J 1K1
Toll Free: 1-888-669-8813
one block West of the Granville Island gates
Between Pine St. and Fir St.
Tuesday to Saturday, open 10-5
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