SEDNA AND SEA ANIMALS

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Kakee Ningeosiaq
Cape Dorset 2022
stone and antler
9 x 13 x 4 in.

Themes in Inuit Art: Sedna

Often depicted as a mermaid-like being, the mythical sea spirit Sedna figures frequently in Inuit art. Across the Arctic exist a great number of different names for the legendary figure, including Taleelayo (“the one down on the sea bottom”) and Nuliajuk (“mother of all the beasts”). Her appearance in legends and mythology reflect the fact that for thousands of years, … Read More

SEDNA AND SEAL

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Ningeosiak Ashoona
Cape Dorset 2020
stone
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 x 2 1/2 in.

BLUENOSE SEDNA

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Shuvinai Ashoona
Cape Dorset 2019
coloured pencil and ink
73 1/4 x 36 in.

SEATED SEDNA

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Noah Tunnillie
Cape Dorset
Stone
3 3/4 x 3 1/2 x 7 in.

SEDNA

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Adam Alorut
Iqaluit/Ottawa 2019
stone, antler, sinew
13 1/4 x 7 x 2 in.

YOUNG SEDNA

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Pitaloosie Saila
Cape Dorset 1997
etching & aquatint
22 1/2 x 30 in.

SEDNA & FULMER

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Enoosik Ottokie
Cape Dorset 2019
stonecut & stencil
16 x 24 1/4 in.

BLUE BIRD AND SEDNA

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Sarni Pootoogook
Cape Dorset 2002
Etching & aquatint
31 x 35 1/4 in.

EMERGING SEDNA

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Ohotaq Mikkigak
Cape Dorset 2000
Stonecut & Stencil
24 1/2 x 19 1/2 in.