Just as the Phoenix rose from the ashes, so do we rise from times of difficulty to emerge into a new life. Carved from Brazilian soapstone in rich brown tones, this transformation has a human eye on one side and a bird's eye on the other side. 18 x 5 3/4" x 4"
For the last five years of her life, Napachie Pootoogook documented memories from her childhood through hundreds of drawings. She wanted to preserve these memories in drawings so the cultural memories would not be lost. "These men are pulling and trying to cut the winds. When they were doing that, it seemed as if they were attacking something concrete. Thats what they used to do when there was bad weather. " Black felt tip pen on paper. 26 x 20"