Artist: Napachie Pootoogook
Community: Kinngait / Cape Dorset
Edition: 03 / 50
Paper: Arches White
Size: 76 x 56 cm
Printer: Aoudla Pudlat
Napachie Pootoogook 1938-2002:
With her mother's encouragement, she began in her early twenties, developing her own unique style and viewpoint.
The drawings created toward teh end of her career told stories from her personeal life and thse of her ancestors, going back two generations.
Some of her later works illustrated darker aspects of inuit life. Covering theme's like spousal abuse, starvation, forced marriage and infanticide.