Man in Parka Holding a Spear

Akeeaktashuk, Inuit / Canadian, 1898 - 1954
Canadian Inuit
Eastern Arctic


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about 1952

Serpentine, darkened with shoe polish, with plastic inlay

Overall: 8 3/4 × 5 1/8 × 2 15/16 in. (22.3 × 13 × 7.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Bequest of Evelyn Stefansson Nef



Place Made: Inukjuak (Port Harrison), Nunavik, Canada, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area

Native American


Native American: Arctic-Central and Eastern

Not on view

Course History

ENVS 15, Environmental Issues: Earth's Cold Region, Spring 2019

Arctic Health Conference Viewing, Winter 2020

Exhibition History

Tradition and Transformation: Twentieth Century Inuit Art from the Collection of the Hood Museum of Art, Gene Y. Kin Class of 1985 Gallery, Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 22, 2014-December 6, 2015.


Evelyn Stefansson Nef (1913-2009); bequeathed to present collection, 2009; catalogued 2014.

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