Bird Spirit

Karoo Ashevak, Inuit / Canadian, 1940 - 1974, Canadian Inuit, Central Arctic, Arctic


about 1964-1969

Possibly the jawbone of a whale

Overall: 7 5/16 × 5 13/16 × 1 5/8 in. (18.5 × 14.8 × 4.2 cm)

Base: 3 1/8 in. (8 cm)

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



North America, Canada


20th century

Object Name



Native American

Native American: Arctic-Central and Eastern


Not on view

Course History

NAS 30.21, Native American Art and Material, Jami Powell, Spring 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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