Dancing Bear 7112M

Artist: Johnny Papigatok
Region: Cape Dorset
Material: White Marble

Heigth: 9.5″
Width: 6″
Depth: 6″

The polar bear is the most important animal according to the Inuit. He reigns as king on the ice floe. One of the Inuit legends says that the Inuk hopes to reincarnate as a bear in his next life. When his spirit finally reincarnates into a bear, it is filled with such immense happiness that it begins to dance.

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