Kanngiqtugaapik Quarry Awards

By September 14, 2017

2003: The IAF awarded artists in Kanngiqtugaapik (Clyde River) $5,000 to learn how to quarry. Ekloo Angutikjuak, Sakiasi Qayaq and Pitulie Anguitjuak extracted 15,000 pounds of marble. The IAF also assisted the Carvers’ Island Association in Sanikiluaq, which included Kupapik Ningeocheak, Johnny Kavik, Johnny Cookie, How Emikotailuk, Joe Ittkalak and Luke Appaqaq, with a $2,000 grant to quarry 425 pounds of stone.