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Alfred Laliberté Canadian, 1878
marble 44.7 x 24 x 24.5 cm Purchased 1986
National Gallery of Canada (no. 29231)
Osuitok recounts how as a young man out hunting with his father, he saw three seals turn into humans.
I know it's not just a fairy-tale story that animals can turn half-people. I've actually seen it happen.
- Osuitok Ipeelee, Cape Dorset, 1984