ANNIE TALIGGAQ ARQVIQ (1937-), Gjoa Haven / Uqsuqtuuq
4 x 4 in — 10.2 x 10.2 cm; 3 x 1.5 in — 7.6 x 3.8 cm
Annie Arqvik developed this craft by twisting together strands of sinew from the legs of caribou. Once the threads were thick enough, they were then braided to form human figures and animals, usually on a mat-like base.
Department: Inuit and Indigenous Art
Settlement: Gjoa Haven / Uqsuqtuuq