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Collection Inuit Art Collection
Catalog Number 1991.001.065
Object Name Print, Stonecut
Description Composition depicts two camp scenes with the river dividing the two scenes. Man in kayak floating along the river with five seals (or fish) in front of him. The camp scenes each consist of a tent, with one habitant plus assorted wildlife around the tent. The right side camp scene has another figure in the foreground carrying a harpoon.
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Symbolic landscape; man in kayak with oars, left center, traveling upriver; five fish and four boulders ahead; shores to either side.
Title Netsilik River
Date 1973
Year Range from 1973
Artist Ashoona, Pitseolak
Material Stonecut 29/50
Medium Stonecut 29/50
Dimensions H-33.875 W-24.75 inches
Place of Origin Cape Dorset
Subjects Kayak
Hunter
Fishing
Seals
Fish
Caribou
Dogs
Tents
Landscape
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category ART