Inuit Shaman

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Matina Arekoo

Sealskin Doll, Inuit Shaman

Artist: Martina Anoee

Location: Arivat

Materials: Seal, Cariboo, Arctic Hare

Measures 11 inches tall, 5 inches wide

Martina Anoee handcrafted the dolls with a vision of traditional Inuit culture using a traditional ulu tool to cut the materials. Anoee was recognized as a doll maker, throat singer, storyteller and carver. Her late husband Eric Anoee served as an inspiration to Martina. In 1981 Eric was appointed a member of the Order of Canada.            Northern News Service

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