Material Culture: The Art of Mayureak Ashoona

“These are all about history – what has been going on. They are memories; the whole truth about all of life for those who forget about their history; to make sure that the young people know what really happened; to work both sides, from the past to the future; to communicate with people in the South because I can’t speak … Read More

HUNTER AND FAMILY

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Mayoreak Ashoona
Cape Dorset 1978
stonecut & stencil
22 1/4 x 28 in.

TORNAQ

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Mayoreak Ashoona
Cape Dorset 1977
Lithograph
20 1/2 x 26 1/2 in.

CLEANING FISH

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Mayoreak Ashoona
Cape Dorset 1981
Lithograph
21 3/4 x 28 in.

PUTTING UP THE TENT

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Mayoreak Ashoona
Cape Dorset 1981
Lithograph
21 1/2 x 25 3/4 in.

PUTTING UP THE TENT

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Mayoreak Ashoona
Cape Dorset 1982
Lithograph
20 x 26 in.

FAMILY OF FISHERMEN

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Mayoreak Ashoona
Cape Dorset 1983
Stonecut
24 x 29 1/2 in.

LAND AND SEASCAPE

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Mayoreak Ashoona
Cape Dorset 1984
Stonecut & Stencil
25 x 31 1/4 in.

ANIMALS CONVERGE

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Mayoreak Ashoona
Cape Dorset 1984
Stonecut & Stencil
19 1/4 x 25 1/4 in.

SHARPENING THE ULU

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Mayoreak Ashoona
Cape Dorset 1989
Stonecut
19 1/4 x 24 1/2 in.

VISION OF BIRDS

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Mayoreak Ashoona
Cape Dorset 1993
Lithograph
22 1/2 x 22 1/2 in.