Featured Inuit carved group with Fossilized skull?

Discussion in 'Art' started by Frank Luongo, Jan 9, 2022.

  1. komokwa

    komokwa The Truth is out there...!

    E9-162........if that's a 2 ....is Caroline Tukallak...

    Ka Kla I ......is how I read the name...

    but maybe it's ...Ka Ra I........which might be close enuf....
     
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  2. Frank Luongo

    Frank Luongo Active Member

    I have taken a look at a reference to the Sanikiluac artists and it is noted that the material they often use is called "argillite". Does the bird which I have posted photos of look like it is made of such argillite?
     
  3. Frank Luongo

    Frank Luongo Active Member

    Thank you very much for this info.
     
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  4. Frank Luongo

    Frank Luongo Active Member

    Great information. I have found a great deal of information about her. Born 1947 and found image of a carved Ptarmigan which looks very much like the fine bird carving in my photos.

    Also wanted to note that the comments re:the fact that a seal would be harpooned rather than caught with a fishing line leads me to entirely reevaluate the presentation of this Grouping and I will post a photo when I get it set up the way it might be meant to be presented.
     
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