Melia Jaw

1934 – 2006

Melia is a talented and prolific carver. She is married to Cape Dorset artist, Joe Jaw and they have five sons. Melia has strongly encouraged them to learn the art of carving. Her sons, Pootoogook, Noah, Qiliqti, Salomonie and Kingwatsiak Jaw have all become carvers in Cape Dorset.

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