Spirit Wrestler Gallery (Vancouver, Canada)

Owl Spirit (c.1970)

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  • Medium: serpentine
  • Size: 15 × 11 × 9 inches
  • Reference Code: M140707

Featured in the Introduction, page 7, of Cape Dorset Sculpture by Derek Norton and Nigel Reading, 2005.

Latcholassie Akesuk

Latcholassie Akesuk

Inuit

Cape Dorset, Nunavut Territory, Canada

(1919-2000)

Latcholassie is the son of Tudlik (1890-1966), a well-known sculptor in Cape Dorset. Latcholassie’s family includes many talented artists. His wife, Simaiyok Akesuk and his children, Ulayu Akesuk (son), Suqualuk Akesuk (adopted son) and Milutituk Petaulassie (adopted daughter) are also Cape Dorset sculptors.