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Peter Aliknak Banksland

Peter Aliknak Banksland was a talented carver, graphic artist and printmaker from Ulukhaktok (Holman Island), NT, where he was a founding member of the Holman Printmaking program. Banksland depicted a traditional way of life at a time when change was sweeping across the arctic, engaging minimal scenery to instead focus on the activities and lives of his figures.

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Igloo Tag

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Art Inuit

The Canadian federal government created the Igloo Tag Trademark in 1958 in order to protect Inuit visual art from mass-produced, fraudulent work. The trademark, most often applied to sculpture, is a safeguard for collectors and artists that only applied to works made by Inuit.

The Inuit Art Foundation accepted the rights to the trademark from the government in 2017. For the first time, the trademark is now led by Inuit, for Inuit.


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