Gjoa Haven carver shares his craft in Iqaluit

Leo Uttaq of Gjoa Haven works on a carving outside Inuksuk High School on Aug. 23 during the Nunavut Arts Festival. The carving demonstration hosted artists from across the territory and was open to the public, with a view overlooking Iqaluit. (Photo by Elaine Anselmi)

By Elaine Anselmi

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  1. Posted by Crystal Clarity on

    I wish all carvers would wear the proper safety gear when they are carving. The dust from the stone is carcinogenic. No one is immune to cancer. Years inhaling soap stone dust (silicone) can literally shorten your life. Wear a respirator for goodness sake.

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