Drum Dancer 2151

Artist: Wayne Puqiqnak
Region: Gjoa Haven
Material: Serpentine, antler, and whale bone

Height: 7.5″
Width: 6″
Depth: 6″

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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