Joanie Raggee

dancing bear Inuit Art Sculpture in marble

Born: May 2 1986 Male

Joanie Ragee, a young Cape Dorset carver, has been carving for seven years, having started at the age of 14. He credits both his older brother Siutapik and his grandfather Inuk Munamie for having taught him in the traditional way, by letting him watch them carve. Joanie is one of the young carvers who prefers making dancing bears, either large or medium in size.