Father & Son with dog by Sii Ashoona


Artist:                Sii Ashoona

Community:   Cape Dorset

Year:                  2007

Media:               Serpentine

Dimensions:      16 x 12 x 20 in.    45 kg

In stock


This gorgeous composition of a Father & Son with dog by Sii Ashoona is a stunner: a most impressive carving from Cape Dorset.  The serpentine used in this piece is a phenomenal colour and catches the eye. This is a wonderful piece of Inuit art. A piece full of expression and life. Expertly carved, this piece can be enjoyed from any angle.


Additional information

Weight 45 kg
Dimensions 16 × 12 × 20 in

Bio Sii Ashoona

Born in 1967 (Cape Dorset, Nunavut)

Sii Ashoona is a fourth generation artist in the Ashoona family. He grew up in Kinngait alongside Shuvinai Ashoona, Goota Ashoona and Napachie Ashoona. Coming from a family of artists, he was introduced to the art world from a young age. Sii creates a variety of sculptures with more traditional themes ranging from dancing animals to shamans and Sedna.

Ashoona carves in the local stone called serpentine. It is indigenous to Baffin Island, with a structure similar to jade. The colour of the stone can vary from light green to brown or even black.

You may also like…

  • Shaman and Spirits by Palaya Qiatsuq

  • Dancing Bear carved by Palaya Qiatsuq

  • Palaya Qiatsuq – Shamans