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Majjaturq (Cleaning a Sealskin) Stencil Print

A print showing an Inuit mother cleaning a sealskin, while carrying her child on her back.


41cm x 51cm / edition of 35

Artist: David Poisey
Printmaker: Annie Naulalik Qappik

Pangnirtung (Pangnirtuuq, ᐸᖕᓂᖅᑑᖅ) is a hamlet on Baffin Island, Nunavut, located 50 kilometers (31 miles) south of the Arctic Circle on an ancient beach in Pangnirtung Fjord at the north end of Cumberland Sound. Renowned for its traditional Inuit arts and crafts, this artistic community has a population of 1400, roughly 95% of whom are Inuit.