“Young Hunter” by Luke Anguhadluq – Inuit Art from Baker Lake 1977 print collection presented by DaVic Gallery of Native Canadian Arts
Condition: No condition to report.
Description by Artist: No description by artist found.
Notes from DaVic Gallery: Artist-Printer attribution names are written in reverse order in print, i.e, toodlik anguhadluq. A young boy, the new hunter, is happy and proud to bring back home two fish while ignoring a caribou grazing in the near area. Caribou is the most desired hunt for the Inuit.
The syllables denoted in this print are labels for the subjects:
ᑭᒥ = “Qimmik” = Dog.
ᑐᑐ = “Tuktu” = Caribou
ᑎᒍᒥᐊᑐ ᐃᓄ ᐃᑲ ᓗᓂ = “Tigumiaqtu Tqalukmi” = Person holding a Fish
Related: Father and Brother Going Hunting; A Gentle Friend; Proud Mother; Our Brother’s First Seal;