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Qulaaguulik (Helicopter), 2009

Qavavau Manumie
Canadian (Inuit), 1958
lithograph on beige wove paper
Printed by Niviaksie Quvianaqtuliaq
38.5 x 49.5 cm
Purchased 2013
National Gallery of Canada (no. 45731)

It is said, that if you draw on the ice window of the igloo, the image you have drawn may come to life and pursue you in the night. As a result, people were never to touch the ice window at night. – Victoria Mamnuqsualuk, 1972



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