Kinngait Carving Workshop

By September 14, 2017
An unidentified participant of the 1997 carving workshop in Kinngait.

 

1997: The IAF offers a six-week workshop in Kinngait, led by Okpik Pitseolak, for emerging carvers. Morning sessions are spent with elders and afternoons with youth. The group learns about stone types, tool use, carving techniques, health and safety issues and pricing.