Dancing Bear 6291I

Artist: Isaaci (Isacie) Petaulassie
Region: Cape Dorset
Material: Serpentine
Dimensions:

Height: 11″
Width: 8.5″
Depth: 3.2″

The polar bear is the most important animal in Inuit belief. He reigns as king over the ice-floe. One legend states that the Inuk hopes to reincarnate into a bear in his next life. When his spirit finally becomes a bear, he is filled with such immense happiness that he starts dancing. 


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