Drum Dancing Bear 832000182

Artist: Joseph Suqslaq
Region: Kinngait (Cape Dorset)
Material: Sandstone and antler

Height: 9.5″
Width: 9″
Depth: 5″

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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