Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend

Germaine Arnaktauyok, Artist/Stephen Loring photo
May 8, 2017
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Germaine Arnaktauyok, Artist/Stephen Loring photo

“A Woman Who Became a Narwhal” is an illustration by Inuit artist Germaine Arnaktauyok presenting her interpretation of Inuit oral tradition about a woman who became a narwhal. “Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend” will present Inuit perspectives on their relationship with narwhals and the latest scientific knowledge about these animals, while illuminating the interconnectedness among narwhals, people and their ecosystems.

Germaine Arnaktauyok, Artist/Stephen Loring photo.