Artist: Wayne Puqiqnak
Community: Gjoa Haven
This piece carved by Wayne Puqiqnak portrays a hunter.
It is a wonderful piece from the Gjoa Haven community.
Gjoa Haven, Nunavut Territory, Canada
Wayne comes from a family of artists, his grandfather (Nelson Takkiruq) is a well known carver of Gjoa Haven, and his grandmother (Mary) does sculpture and wallhangings. His parents Uriash and Lorraine Puqiqnak are both carvers. Lorraine also works on jewellery and crafts.
©1997 Inuit Art Section, INAC