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Book - Kananginak Pootoogook

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At the crossroads of traditional life on the land and increasing modernism in the Far North, Kananginak Pootoogook chronicled the Inuit world. For more than five decades, he was considered "the artistic hand and guiding voice" of his people, honoring the past while shepherding them into the future. With his family, Pootoogook was one of the first to move from the seasonal camp of his birth to the settlement at Kinngait, Nunavut.

24 x 21 x 1.5cm
Published with Dorset fine Arts

Leslie Boyd was employed by the West Baffin Eskimo Co-operative for thirty-two years, living in Cape Dorset, Nunavut, and in Toronto, where she was director of the Co-op's marketing division, Dorset Fine Arts. As an independent writer and curator, Boyd has published essays in exhibition catalogues for private galleries and public institutions. She is also editor of Cape Dorset Prints: A Retrospective (Pomegranate, 2007), a comprehensive illustrated history of the Kinngait Studios in Cape Dorset, and author of Tim Pitsiulak: Drawings and Prints from Cape Dorset (Pomegranate, 2018). Boyd holds a master's degree in Environmental Studies from York University in Toronto, where she studied the history of the Inuit co-operative movement in northern Canada.