Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Inuit Artist: Kannanginak Pootoogook Receives Aboriginal Achievement Award

Arctic Seals by Kannanginak Pootoogook

Inuit artist Kannanginak Pootoogook was honoured among this year's recipients of the 17th annual National Aboriginal Achievement Awards in Regina on Friday.

Pootoogook is the son of Joseph Pootoogook — one of the founders of Cape Dorset artist colony. He is a painter, engraver and lithographer, particularly of wildlife art. His work documents the Inuit way of life, the land and the environment.

Please see the CBC website from which this information was extracted. Link here.

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