Governor General’s Award honours storied career of Germaine Arnaktauyok

“When you're doing artwork, you really don't think about money or an award, you just do it because you enjoy it," lifelong artist says

As a little girl growing up in a camp outside of Igloolik, Germaine Arnaktauyok didn’t have access to paper, but that didn’t stop the would-be artist from expressing herself. What she did have were gum wrappers that her father would bring home. “I used to save those and do little drawings on them,” said Arnaktauyok....

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