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Gyu Oh

Gyu Oh is a long-time Northern resident and artist. She first met Germaine Arnaktauyok when she went to Iqaluit to attend Arctic College. It was a pleasure and privilege for Gyu to work with Germaine on this book and get to know her and her work more closely. Gyu currently works at Nunavut Arctic College in Iqaluit.

My Name is Arnaktauyok: The Life and Art of Germaine Arnaktauyok
Format: Paperback
Text Content Territories: Indigenous Canadian; Inuit;
Grade Levels: 7; 8; 9; 10;

Germaine Arnaktauyok is one of the Canadian North's most prolific and recognizable artists. In this book, she tells the story of her life in her own words: her "very traditional Inuk life" growing up in Nunavut at a camp near Igloolik, and her experiences later in a residential school in Chesterfield Inlet; her education as an artist in Winnipeg and Ottawa; and her return to the North, where she continues to create drawings, etchings, and illustrations that have been featured in museums and galleries worldwide. She also provides commentary on several of her works, offering a seldom—seen perspective on her inspiration and process. Featuring over one hundred full—colour reproductions of Germaine Arnaktauyok's fascinating pieces from throughout her career, this beautiful book provides an in—depth look at one of the world's most important artists.

Authentic Canadian Content
Authentic Indigenous Text
Authentic Indigenous Artwork
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