Inuk Fishing

Canadian Inuit, Kingait, Kinngait, Kingnait (Cape Dorset), Baffin Island, Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada, Arctic

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collected 1956

Steatite, ivory face, and wood peg

Overall: 3 3/8 in. (8.5 cm)

Overall: 4 15/16 x 3 9/16 in. (12.5 x 9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Louise Potter

171.46.25266

Geography/Culture

North America, Canada

Period

20th century

Object Name

Sculpture

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Central and Eastern

Sculpture

Not on view

Provenance

Purchased by Louise Potter (1895-1994) at the Hudson Bay Company, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, 1956; given to present collection, 1971.

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