The Strongest of Their Allies
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‘The Strongest of Their Allies’ by Malaya Akulukjuk – Inuit Art – Pangnirtung 1977 print collection presented by DaVic Gallery of Native Canadian Arts.
Condition: No condition noted.
Description by Artist: No description by artist found.
Notes from DaVic Gallery: Light coloured and lighthearted print of two hunters that appear to try to embrace the most feared of the predators, a polar bear. They have no weapons or dogs attacking the bear and yet they try to get close for a hug(?). The bear seems suspicious, reluctant … this sure is an interesting story. How could a polar bear possibly be their ally? Probably makes reference to coexistence…