Bear 852002662

Artist: Tim Alivaktuk
Region: Pangirtung
Material: Serpentine

Height: 7.25″
Width: 8.75″
Depth: 6.5″

The Inuit devote great respect to the polar bear (Nanuq) due to his power, beauty and ingenuity. He is a symbol of patience and determination, essential qualities in order to survivre the harsh Arctic life. Inuits learned their hunting techniques from the bear, as well as how to organize their living spaces.

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