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The Arctic Room
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Arctic Art Room offers authentic folk art and indigenous art from Alaskan, Eskimo and Inuit people, tribal artists who inhabit the Arctic from the Bering Strait to Eastern Canada. 


D202 Mark Napawolook


#D339 Eskimo Carving


#D340 Raymond Toolie


#D395 ~ Eskimo carving


#D447 Tungiyan carving


#D528 Bryan Kulik Eskimo


#D396 Eskimo Carver


#D818
Eskimo Carver


#D829 B. Seeganna


#D859 R. Silook


#D899 Mitchell Toolie


#D921 Pennetac


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DA69~ Eskimo carver


#DC80 ~ Joe Slwooko


#DC91 Reggie Jr.


#DD96 ~ Aningayou


#DH78 ~ Evan Aptiki


#DH79 Evan / Aptiki


#DH81 Leonard Savage


#DH97 Jason Nowpokokoff


#Di04
Aningayou


#Di29 - Vintage Tusk


#DJ14 Melchor Oozevaseuk


#E637 Napatsie Sharky


#E961 Sam Kavik


#E962 Johnassie Ippak


#E983 RB Kokuluk


#W162 ~ Olaigue Killitee


#D833 Squamish

Squamish eagle carved plaque
#DD92 Matthew Baker

Salish carved thunderbird plaque
#DG43 Coast Salish

Salish Salmon carved plaque
#DG44 Coast Salish


#DG45 Robert Kelly Squamish

Salish Shawn Baker carvedeagle dancer plaque
#DG50 Shawn Baker Salish

Elaine Joseph Squamish hummingbird plaque
#Di79 Elaine Joseph Squamish

Squamish Matthew Baker bear plaque
Di80 Matthew Baker Squamish

Artie George Salish eagle plaque
#Di76 Artie George

Salish Artie George sunface plaque
#Di77 Artie George

 

In Canada, the Native people are called Inuit. In Alaska, Native people are known as Eskimos. The ethographic artistic expression of the Arctic peoples is as old as the Vikings and the ancient tribes that crossed the Bering Strait. Although, it was never considered as "art" by its makers. (Even today, there is no word in the Inuit language for "art". You'll find examples of Alaskan and Inuit material culture in museums and private collections world-wide. The Arctic art work that makes its way to market in the 21st Century is that which is made primarily for sale, but is faithful to the tribal traditions that have survived the influence of European traders and missionaries. Indigenous art from the Arctic provides powerful imagery and history of these resilient people. Fine Alaskan Eskimo carvers continue to work in wood, remaindered walrus tusks, ossified whale bone and baleen with a finesse and grace that is stunning. Fine Inuit artists carve arresting shamanistic images and compelling effigies of indigenous wildlife from soapstone in a tradition that became popular in the 1930s under the guidance and encouragement of the Canadian government.

Please be advised: Due to the laws of the United States and Canada, works made with parts from marine mammals may not be imported into either country. Therefore any carving we sell that contains walrus tusk, whale bone or other marine mammal material will only be shipped within the United states

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