Kingaliks

Artist:
Peter Palvik, See available art.
Gender:
Male
Style:
Inuit
Community:
Ulukhaktok (Holman), See available art.
Art Type:
Print
Collection:
Ulukhaktok (Holman) 1997
Medium:
Lithograph on Arches White paper
Edition:
Certified Limited Edition Print # 23 of 35 printed by Peter Palvik
Size (in):
Paper (H x W): 15 x 22 in
Size (cm):
Paper (H x W): 38 x 55 cm
Framed:
Not Framed, please enquire
Product ID:
10200-00017

$250.00

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Description

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Notes from DaVic Gallery:  The eider duck, is known in the Arctic as kingaliks (male) and mitiinnaq (female). These birds are both nutritionally and culturally rich as an important component of a northern diet and celebration events. Each spring the birds migrate following open water leads and pass directly by the shores of the community. This migration route is normally predictable and brings them near enough to the edge of the ice where they become more easily accessible to hunters. This can be a bountiful season for many hunters, some harvesting as many as 100 ducks to last the year.