Third Scene from the Legend of Shokkoaluk and his Wife (Shokkoaluk is kneeling on the ice, his wife is under the ice; she eventually turns into a mermaid)

Levi Qumaluk, Canadian / Inuit, 1919 - 1997, Canadian Inuit, Puvirnituq (Povungnituk), Nunavik, Quebec, Canada, Eastern Arctic, Arctic

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collected 1960

Soapstone

Overall: 4 3/4 in. (12 cm)

Overall: 8 1/4 x 7 7/8 in. (21 x 20 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Museum Purchase

160.34.14535

Geography/Culture

North America, Canada

Period

20th century

Object Name

Sculpture

Classification

Native American

Sculpture

Native American: Arctic-Central and Eastern

Not on view

Course History

COLT 73.4, Violence, Ayo Coly, Winter 2015

ANTH 12.3, WGST 42.5, Ethnography of Violence, Chelsey Kivland, Winter 2015

ANTH 12.3, WGST 42.5, Ethnography of Violence, Chelsey Kivland, Winter 2015

ANTH 12.3, WGST 42.5, The Ethnography of Violence, Chelsey Kivland, Fall 2013

Exhibition History

Polar Exhibition, Baker-Berry Library, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 4, 2007-January 31, 2008.

Provenance

Father Andre Pierre Marie Steinmann (1912-2005), Sculptors Society of Povungnetuk, Quebec, Canada; sold to present collection, 1960.

Old Number

Sculptors Society of Povungnetuk no. 1288; 1837; 1309

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