Photo: Manasie Akpaliapik (Canadian (Arctic Bay), b. 1955). Shaman Summoning Taleelayuk to Release Animals, 1989. Whale bone, narwhal ivory. 43.7 x 40.2 x 27.8 cm. Collection of the WAG.
Some of the most famous Inuit legends are about the sea spirit who guards the sea animals known as Nuliajuk, Taleelayuk, Takannaaluk, Aranjuinnaq, Uinigumasuittuq or Sedna. This exhibition explores these stories through the work of artists from different communities from the North.