A Knife Fight

Edith Akolok, Inuit / Canadian, 1931 - 2006
Canadian Inuit
Kitlinermiut (Copper Inuit)
Central Arctic


collected 1953-1962

Stone and copper

Overall: 4 5/16 × 3 3/8 in. (11 × 8.5 cm)

Overall: 2 9/16 in. (6.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Sherman P. and Anne L. Haight Arctic Collection



Place Made: Kugluktuk, Kitikmeot, Canada, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Central and Eastern


Not on view

Course History

ANTH 11, NAS 11, Ancient Native Americans, Deborah Nichols, William Fitzhugh, Winter 2013


Collected by Sherman Post Haight (1889-1980) and Anne Pardee Lyon Haight (1891-1977), New York, New York, about 1962; given to the Stefansson Collection, Dartmouth College Library, 1962; transferred to the present collection, 1968.

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