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Mary Kahootsuak Miki

 (1920 - 1993)
Mary Kahootsuak Miki was active/lived in Nunavut / Canada.  Mary Miki is known for Inuit sculpture and stone carving.

Mary Kahootsuak Miki

Mary Kahootsuak Miki (1920 - 1993) (1)

An Inuit* (Eskimo) sculptor and carver, Mary Kahootsuak Miki appears to have lived her whole life in the District of Keewatin, Canada; mostly in the area of Arviat (formerly Eskimo Point) on the north-west coast of Hudson Bay. (2)(3)

Mary Miki began carving as a source of income in the late 1950s when she and her husband gave up the nomadic hunter life and settled in a community. She is considered self taught, as are most Inuit artists of her generation. Her carving mediums were primarily stone and antler. Her most frequent subject was mother and child. Her style could be described as Inuit Art*, Naive Art* or Primitive Art*. (4)(5)

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About  Mary Kahootsuak Miki

Born:  1920 - Keewatin, Nunavat, Canada
Died:   1993 - Arviat, Keewatin, Nunavat, Canada
Known for:  Inuit sculpture and stone carving