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 John Tiktak  (1916 - 1981)

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Lived/Active: Northwest Territories / Canada      Known for: Inuit stone figural sculpture-semi abstraction

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BIOGRAPHY for John Tiktak
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Birth
1916 (West Coast, Hudson Bay, Nunavat, Northwest Territories)
 
Death
1981 (Rankin Inlet, Nunavat, Northwest Territories)

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Northwest Territories / Canada


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Inuit stone figural sculpture-semi abstraction

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John Tiktak RCA (1916 – 1981) (1)

“Few who work in stone in all the world can claim such purity, such quiet strength, such cool and lovely lines, such simple, straight humanity.” Robert Williamson (2)

An important Canadian Inuit (Eskimo) sculptor and carver, John Tiktak was born on the west coast of Hudson Bay between Arviat (aka: Eskimo Point), Keewatin and Tikiraqjuaq (aka: Whale Cove), Keewatin and died in Kangiqlliniq (aka: Rankin Inlet), Keewatin, where he had been living sinc (showing 500 of 10600 characters).



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