[Sheouak Petaulassie using an ulu, Kinngait, Nunavut].

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    R12438-4045-9-E. Volume/box number: 9.
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    Cape Dorset (Kinngait), Nunavut:
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    1 photograph : b&w negative.
    Inventory no.: 32450
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    Photograph depicting artist Sheouak Petaulassie using an ulu to cut seal meat inside a tent. A group of children are watching behind her. Sheouak Petaulassie and the children are Inuit. An ulu (also spelled uluk; plural: uluit) is a round, all-purpose knife traditionally used by Inuit women. Sheouak was involved with the graphic art production of the West Baffin Eskimo Co-operative. She was one the first Inuit to incorporate Southern material culture into her drawings in pieces like "The Pot Spirits" (1960).
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    Sheowak [sic] Cape Dorset.
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    Cape Dorset
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    Credit: Rosemary Gilliat Eaton / Rosemary Gilliat Eaton fonds / Library and Archives Canada / e010868997 ; Copyright: Copyright has been assigned to Library and Archives Canada by the copyright holder, the Estate of Rosemary Gilliat Eaton ; Restrictions on use: Nil.

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