Baker Lake Skill-Building Workshop

By September 13, 2017
Paul Toolooktook (seated right) and five other artists participate in a carving safety workshop, Qamani’tuaq, 1994.


1994: After participating in Beyond Boundaries, Paul Toolooktook requests a skill-building workshop for his community. In response, the IAF offers a two-week workshop to the Ujaraqtait Society in Qamanitu’aq (Baker Lake) on the safe use of power tools, inlay techniques and health and safety practices. Barney Aarvaq, Paul Toolooktook, Thomas Akalak, Simon Tookoome, Janet Ekuutaq, Dennis Eqqaat, Elizabeth Paungrat and David Quinangnaq participate.

Click here to read more about the Baker Lake Skill-Building Workshop in the Spring 1995 Inuit Art Quarterly!