Drum Dancer 020

Artist: Jaco Ishulutak
Region: Pangnirtung
Material: Serpentine and caribou antler

Height: 18.5″

Width: 18″

Depth: 16″

Drum dancing is a very popular Inuit dance form. Traditionally, the women sang seated in a circle while the men danced. The Inuit performed the drum dance at gatherings and celebrations. Singing is also an important part of Inuit culture.

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