Ida Jane

Ida Jane



Artistic Community:

Kugluktuk, NU

Date of Birth:

Artists may have multiple birth years listed as a result of when and where they were born. For example, an artist born in the early twentieth century in a camp outside of a community centre may not know/have known their exact date of birth and identified different years.

Kugluktuk, NU
08 September, 1947


Ida Jane Kapakatoak is an artist from Kugluktuk, NU where she still resides to this day. Kapakatoak is an impressive carver who works with a variety of materials such as stone and bone for her work, often with multiple materials being part of one piece. She is also a supporter of Inuit hunting and traditional hunting practices. Kapakatoak is a member of the Hunters and Trappers Organization of Kugluktuk Nunavut.


View All Publications and Details
Title Year Author
Knowing Places: the Inuinnait, Landscapes, and the Environment March 2006 Béatrice Collignon
About James Houston 2006 Theodore Taylor, James A. Houston
Author's Notes 2005 Theodore Taylor