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, Inuit / Canadian, 1919 - 1997
Canadian Inuit
Eastern Arctic


collected 1960


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

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

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Museum Purchase



Place Made: Puvirnituq (Povungnituk), Nunavik, Canada, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area

Native American


Native American: Arctic-Central and Eastern

Not on view

Course History

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

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

COLT 73.4, Violence, Ayo Coly, Winter 2015

ANTH 28/AAAS 88.08/WGSS 42.05, Ethnography of Violence, Chelsey Kivland, Spring 2022

Exhibition History

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


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

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