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Tingmiaq

TINGMIAQ

BIRDS - MESSENGER OF SPRINGTIME

Bird, Iyola Kingwatsiak, Cape Dorset Wildlife, Henry Nakoolak, Arviat Owl, Pootoogook Qiatsuk, Cape Dorset

The Arctic has over 100 species of birds, nearly all of which are migratory species, with only the raven, the snowy owl and the ptarmigan spending the winter in permanent residence. Inuit storytellers recount many ancient legends featuring these resident birds, but the trickster raven – whose complex personality often gets him into trouble – is adored by young and old.

In May / June when birds are migrating towards the Arctic Inuit know that springtime has arrived. Besides the broader variety of nourishment it also means that winter and its darkness disappears. Less spirits are causing troubles and less work has a shaman to do. Therefore there are only a few Bird-Shamans left …

Opening:

Saturday, 3rd May, 2014

12:00 a.m.

 

The exhibition lasts until 31st May, 2014.

 



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Birds

Birds


Takiasuq, Iqaluq

CHF 1'200.00

Exhibition N°:001

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Loon and Chick

Loon and Chick


Ashoona, Ningeosiak

CHF 810.00

Exhibition N°:002

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Bird

Bird


Pitsiulak, Mark

CHF 335.00

Exhibition N°:003

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Owl

Owl


Qiatsuq, Pootoogook

CHF 1'150.00

Exhibition N°:004

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Transformation

Transformation


Manomie, Tukiki

CHF 760.00

Exhibition N°:005

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Goose

Goose


Sharky, Napachie

CHF 2'000.00

Exhibition N°:006

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Spirit

Spirit


Tunnillie, Tytoosie

Sold

Exhibition N°:007

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Bird

Bird


Ipeelie, Nooveeya

CHF 1'100.00

Exhibition N°:008

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Bird

Bird


Morgan, Peter

CHF 355.00

Exhibition N°:009

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Owl

Owl


Qavavau, Johnny

CHF 370.00

Exhibition N°:010

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