Eli Weetaluktuk

Woman Stretching a Skin

1958
Category: 
In a 1990 interview published in Uqalurait, elder Anna Atagutsiaq explained: The elders and the mother played a very important role in a boy's life from the beginning. He gets his advice and training from them. They are the ones who decide what he is going to wear for his first outfit. This outfit will carry the hopes and dreams they have for him.
Title
Woman Stretching a Skin
Date
1958
Medium
Sculpture
Materials
dark-green stone and sinew
Dimensions
30.1 x 20.4 x 16.3 cm
Nationality
Canadian
Credit line
Gift of the Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, 1992 (Gift of Robert Kennedy, Spencerville, Ontario, 1985)
Rights
© Attributed to Eli Weetaluktuk
Accession number
37458