Artist: Charlie Inukpuk
Signed: Syllabics and disc number
Size: 9,5 x 6 x 19 cm
Weight: 1,2 kg
In the 1950s, I think, that’s when I started to carve. I have never been taught, but I learned by watching back then when we lived in the camps where there were no white people. That’s how I learn, from watching my father and other carvers.
“When we lived in Nauligaqvik, where I first learned to carve, we could get soapstone from the point of Nauligaqvik. I don’t recall exactly what my very first carving was.