Further Reading

This is a compilation of the sources that members of the Curatorial Collective used to research and write all of the content featured in this exhibition and website.

Anderson, Alun. After the Ice: Life, Death, and Geopolitics in the New Arctic. New York: HarperCollins, 2009.

Anderson, Heather, and Jonathan Shaughnessy. Builders: Canadian Biennial 2012. Ottawa: National Gallery of Canada, 2012.

Archival materials from the Mabel and Harley McKeague Collection of Yup’ik Art. University Museums, University of Delaware.

Arnaktauyok, Germaine and Gyu Oh. My Name is Arnaktauyok: The Life and Art of Germaine Arnaktauyok. Iqaluit, Nunavut : Inhabit Media Inc., 2015.

Auger, Emily E. The Way of Inuit Art: Aesthetics and History In and Beyond the Arctic. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, 2005.

Avingaq, Susan, and Madeline Ivalu. Qulliq. Arnait Video Productions, Inc., 1992.

Bennett, John, and Susan Rowley, eds. Uqalurait: An Oral History of Nunavut. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2004.

Berlo, Janet Catherine. “Drawing (upon) the Past: Negotiating Identities in Inuit Graphic Arts Production.” In Unpacking Culture : Art and Commodity in Colonial and Postcolonial Worlds, edited by Ruth B. Phillips and Christopher Burghard Steiner, 178–93. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999.

———. “Inuit Women and Graphic Arts: Female Creativity and Its Cultural Context.” The Canadian Journal of Native Studies IX, no. 2 (1989): 293–315.

Berlo, Janet and Ruth B. Philips. Native North American Art. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Bernstein, Bruce. “The Language of Native American Baskets from the Weavers’ View.” Smithsonian Institute National Museum of the American Indian, 2003. Accessed on April 20, 2018. http://nmai.si.edu/exhibitions/baskets/subpage.cfm?subpage=intro.

Billson, Janet Mancini. Inuit Women: Their Powerful Spirit in a Century of Change. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2007.

Blodgett, Jean. Etidlooie Etidlooie. London, Canada: London Regional Art Gallery, 1984.

———. Grasp Tight the Old Ways: Selections from the Klamer Family Collection of Inuit Art. Toronto: Art Gallery of Ontario, 1983.

———. In Cape Dorset We Do It This Way: Three Decades of Inuit Printmaking. Kleinburg, Ontario: McMichael Canadian Art Collection, 1991.

———. North Baffin Drawings: Collected by Terry Ryan on North Baffin Island in 1964. Toronto: Art Gallery of Ontario, 1986.

Canadian Eskimo Arts Council. Sculpture/Inuit. Sculpture of the Inuit: Masterworks of the Canadian Arctic. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1971.

Connolly, Marcia. Annie Pootoogook: The Work of an Inuit Contemporary Artist. Site Media, San Francisco, CA, 2006. https://udel.kanopystreaming.com/video/annie-pootoogook.

Cortright, Edgar M. Exploring Space with a Camera. Washington, D.C.: Scientific and Technical Information Division: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1968.

Coulthard, Glen. “For Wards of the State to Subjects of Recognition? Marx, Indigenous Peoples, and the Politics of Dispossession in Denendeh.” In Theorizing Native Studies, edited by Audra Simpson and Andrea Smith, 56-98. Durham: Duke University Press, 2014.

Crandall, Richard. Inuit Art: A History. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 2000.

Crandall, Richard, and Susan M. Crandall. An Annotated Bibliography of Inuit Art. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland& Company, 2001.

Crawford, Robert M. “Habitat fragility as an aid to long-term survival in arctic vegetation.” In Ecology of Arctic Environment, edited by Sarah J. Wooden and Mick Marquiss, 113-136. Oxford: Blackwell Science, 1997.

Cross, L. D. “Woven, Not Carved: The Pangnirtung Tapestries Are Northern Art with Global Appeal.” Arctic 56, no. 3 (2003): 310–14.

D’Anglure, Bernard Saladin. “The ‘Third Gender’ of the Inuit.” Diogenes 208 (2005): 134–44.

Däwes, Birgit. “The Oceanic Imagination: Canadian and Australian Contributions to a Trans-Indigenous Methodology.” The Canadian Journal of Native Studies 34, no. 2 (2014): 65–84.

Dorset Fine Arts, 2018. http://www.dorsetfinearts.com/home

Doubleday, Nancy C. “Sustaining Arctic Visions, Values and Ecosystems: Writing Inuit Identity, Reading Inuit Art in Cape Dorset, Nunavut.” In Presenting and Representing Environments, edited by Graham Humphrys and Michael Williams, 167-80. Dordrecht: Springer, 2005.

Dowsley, Martha, Shari Gearheard, Noor Johnson, and Jocelyn Inksetter. “Should We Turn The Tent? Inuit Women and Climate Change.” Études/Inuit/Studies 34, no. 1 (2010): 151–65.

Driscoll, Bernadette. Uumajut: Animal Imagery in Inuit Art and Spiritual Culture. Winnipeg: Winnipeg Art Gallery, 1985.

Dunaway, Finis. “Reframing the Last Frontier: Subhankar Banerjee and the Visual Politics of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.” In A Keener Perception: Ecocritical Studies in American Art History, edited by Alan C. Braddock and Christoph Irmscher. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2009.

Dyck, Sandra, and Leslie Boyd. Dorset Seen. Ottawa: Carleton University Art Gallery, 2017.

Feest, Christian F. and Cora Bender, eds. The Cultures of Native North Americans. Cologne: Könemann, 2000.

Feheley, Patricia. “Focus On: Mayureak Ashoona.” Inuit Art Quarterly 17, no. 1 (Spring 2002): 14–21.

Fenge, Terry. “Managing the Arctic Ocean in Nunavut: The Inuit Land-Claim Settlement.” In The Sea Has Many Voices: Oceans Policy for a Complex World, edited by Cynthia Lamson, 185-206. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1994.

Fienup-Riordan, Ann, and Alice Rearden. Ellavut, Our Yup’ik World & Weather: Continuity and Change on the Bering Sea Coast. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2012.

———. Eskimo Essays: Yup’ik Lives and How We See Them. New Brunswick; London: Rutgers University Press, 1990.

———. “Frozen in Film: Alaska Eskimos in the Movies.” In Films on Ice: Cinemas of the Arctic, edited by Scott MacKenzie and Anna Westerståhl Stenport. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2015.

———. “Inuguat, Iinrut, Uyat-llu; Yup’ik Dolls, Amulets and Human Figures.” American Indian Art Magazine 27, no. 2 (Spring 2002): 40-47.

———. Mission of Change in Southwest Alaska: Coversations with Father René Astruc and Paul Dixon on Their Work with Yup’ik People. Fairbanks: University of Alaska Press, 2012.

———. Wise Words of the Yup’ik People. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2005.

———. “Yup’ik perspectives on climate change: ‘The world is following its people’.” Études/Inuit/Studies 34, no. 1 (2010): 55-70.

———. Yuungnaqpiallerput/The Way We Genuinely Live: Masterworks of Yup’ik Science and Survival. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2007.

Finckenstein, Maria von. “Gideon Quaqjuaq: Intimate Sculpture.” Inuit Art Quarterly 11, no. 3 (Fall 1996): 15–19.

Fitzhugh, William W. and Susan A. Kaplan. Inua: Spirit World of the Bering Sea Eskimo. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1982.

Francis, Peter, Jr. The Glass Trade Beads of Europe: Their Manufacture, Their History, and Their Identification. The World of Beads Monograph Series 8. Lake Placid: Lapis Route Books, 1988.

Frink, Lisa. “The Identity Division of Labor in Native Alaska.” American Anthropologist 111, no. 1 (March 2009): 21-29.

Frink, Lisa, Brian W Hoffman, and Robert D Shaw. “Ulu Knife Use in Western Alaska: A Comparative Ethnoarchaeological Study.” Current Anthropology 44, no. 1 (2003): 116–22.

Frink, Lisa, Rita S. Shepard, and Gregory A. Reinhardt. Many Faces of Gender: Roles and Relationships Through Time in Indigenous Northern Communities. Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2002.

Gérin-Lajoie, José, Alain Cuerrier, and Laura Siegwart Collier, eds. “The Caribou Taste Different Now”: Inuit Elders Observe Climate Change. Iqaluit, Nunavut: Nunavut Arctic College Media, 2016.

Gillam, Patricia Hansen. “Taking Back the Knife: The Ulu as an Expression of Inuit Women’s Strength.” University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2009.

Gjerstad, Ole, and Joelie Sanguya. Qimmit: A Clash of Two Truths. Piksuk Media Inc., 2010. https://vimeo.com/44819444.

Graburn, Nelson. “Inuksuk: Icon of the Inuit of Nunavut.” Art and Representation 28, no. 1 (2004): 69–82.

Griffin, Dennis. “Contributions to the Ethnobotany of the Cup’it Eskimo, Nunivak Island, Alaska.” Journal of Ethnobotany 11, no. 2 (Winter 2001): 91-127.

Heller, Jules, and Nancy G. Heller, eds. North American Women Artists of the Twentieth Century: A Biographical Dictionary. New York: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1995.

Hensel, Chase. “Everything Old Is New Again: Interviewing Alaska Native Doll Makers.” In Not Just a Pretty Face: Dolls and Human Figurines in Alaska Native Cultures, edited by Molly Lee, 55–66. Fairbanks, Alaska: University of Alaska Press, 2006.

Hessel, Ingo. Arctic Spirit: Inuit Art from the Albrecht Collection at the Heard Museum. Phoenix: Heard Museum, 2006.

Hickman, Deborah. “Pangnirtung Celebrates 40 Years of Weaving.” Inuit Art Quarterly 25, no. 4 (2010): 9-14.

———. “Tapestry: A Northern Legacy.” In Nuvisavik: The Place Where We Weave, edited by Maria von Finckenstein, 42–50. Montreal : McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2002.

Huhndorf, Shari M. Mapping the Americas: The Transnational Politics of Contemporary Native Culture. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2009.

Igloliorte, Heather. “Annie Pootoogook: Depicting Arctic Modernity in Contemporary Inuit Art.” Artlink 37, no. 2 (June 2017): 56-61.

———. “Arctic Culture / Global Indigeneity.” In Negotiations in a Vacant Lot: Studying the Visual in Canada, edited by Lynda Jessup, Erin Morton, and Kirsty Robertson, 150–70. Mcgill: Queen’s University Press, 2014.

———. “Curating Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit: Inuit Knowledge in the Qallunaat Art Museum.” Art Journal 76, no. 2 (2017): 100–113.

———. “The Inuit of Our Imagination.” In Inuit Modern, edited by Gerald McMaster, 41–47. Ontario: Art Gallery of Ontario, 2010.

“In Memory of Josephine S. Wassillie—Janssen Funeral Homes, Anchorage, AK.” Accessed April 20, 2018. http://www.memorialsolutions.com/memsol.cgi?user_id=694001.

Jackson, Marion E., Judith Nasby, and William Noah. Qamanittuaq: Where the River Widens, Drawings by Baker Lake Artists. Guelph, Ont.: Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, 1995.

Kambic, Emily Button. “The Changing Lives of Women’s Knives: Ulus, Travel, and Transformation.” Historical Archaeology 49, no. 3 (2015): 35–53.

“Kasigluk 4-H’ers Write Book on Mukluk Project.” Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. June 11, 1956, sec. Women’s World. http://newscomwc.newspapers.com/image/10396539/?terms=josephine%2Bwassilie&pqsid=ohRpoOhi_IQVPnkvnAd76Q%3A162000%3A225115199.

Kimmerer, Robin Wall. “Native Knowledge for Native Ecosystems.” Journal of Forestry 98, no. 8 (2000): 4-9.

Körber, Lill-Ann, Scott MacKenzie, and Anna Westerståhl Stenport. “Introduction: Arctic Modernities, Environmental Politics, and the Era of the Anthropocene.” In Arctic Environmental Modernities : From the Age of Polar Exploration to the Era of the Anthropocene, 1–20. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.

Kushwaha, Anita. The Significance of Nuna (the Land) and Urban Place-making for Inuit living in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Dissertation (Ph.D.)—Carleton University, 2013.

Lalonde, Christine. “Mary Okheena: Graphic Artist.” Inuit Art Quarterly 10, no. 3 (Fall 1995): 34–37.

Lands of Ice, Hearts of Fire: Inuit Art and Culture. Newark, DE: University Gallery, University of Delaware, 2003.

Laugrand, Frederic, and Jarich Oosten. Hunters, Predators, and Prey: Inuit Perceptions of Animals. New York: Berghahn, 2014.

———. Inuit Shamanism and Christianity: Transitions and Transformations in the Twentieth Century. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2010.

———. “Qupirruit: Insects and Worms in Inuit Tradition,” in Arctic Anthropology 47, no. 1 (2010): 1-21.

———. The Sea Woman: Sedna in Inuit Shamanism and Art in the Eastern Arctic. Fairbanks: University of Alaska Press, 2008.

———. “Transfer of Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit in Modern Inuit Society.” Etudes/Inuit/Studies 33, no. 1/2 (2009): 115–31.

———. “When Toys and Ornaments Come into Play: The Transformative Power of Miniatures in Canadian Inuit Cosmology.” Museum Anthropology 31, no. 2 (Fall 2008): 69-84.

Lee, Molly. “Not Making It: Formalism, Cultural Significance and the Study of Native American Basketry.” Alaska Journal of Anthropology 2, no. 1-2 (2003): 18-23.

———. “Weaving Culture: The Many Dimensions of the Yup’ik Eskimo mingqaaq.” Etudes/Inuit/Studies 28, no. 1 (2004): 57-67.

Leroux, Odette, Marion E. Jackson, and Minnie Aodla Freeman, eds. Inuit Women Artists. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1994.

Lewin, Michelle. Art by Women: An Investigation of Inuit Sculpture and Graphics. Toronto: Feheley Fine Arts, 2002.

“Mabel and Her Pictures.” The Rhinelander Daily News. 1 December 1959.

MacDonald, John. The Arctic Sky: Inuit Astronomy, Star Lore, and Legend. Toronto: Royal Ontario Museum/ Nunavut Research Institute, 1998.

Mallory, Mark L. Common Birds of Nunavut: Iqaluit, Nunavut: Inhabit Media, 2013.

Maniaque-Benton, Caroline, and Meredith Gaglio, eds. Whole Earth Field Guide. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2016.

Martin, Keavy. “Rescuing Sedna: Doorslamming, Fingerslicing, and the Moral of the Story.” Canadian Review of Comparative Literature 38, no. 2 (2011): 186–200.

Mason, Otis T. The Ulu, or Woman’s Knife, of the Eskimo. Washington, D. C.: Government Printing Office, 1892.

McDermott, Brian, dir. We Are All Related Here. 2015. DVD.

McKee, Yates. “Art and the Ends of Environmentalism: From Ciosphere to the Right to Survival.” In Nongovernmental Politics, edited by Michel Feher, 539-583. New York: Zone Books, 2007.

McKibben, Bill. “What the Warming World Needs Now Is Art, Sweet Art.” Grist, April 22, 2015.

McMaster, Gerald, Ingo Hessel, Dorothy Eber, Samuel Sarick and Esther Sarick, Inuit Modern: The Samuel and Esther Sarick Collection. Toronto: Art Gallery of Ontario, 2010.

Meade, Marie. “Sewing to Maintain the Past, Present and Future.” Études/Inuit/Studies 14, no. 1/2 (1990): 229–39.

Merkus, Daniel. Powers Which We Do Not Know: The Gods and Spirits of the Inuit. Moscow, ID: University of Idaho, 1991.

Miisaq (Frank Andrew Sr.). Paitarkiutenka: My Legacy to You. Translated by Alice Rearden and Marie Meade. Edited by Ann Fienup-Riordan. Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 2008.

Monani, Salma and Joni Adamson, eds. Ecocriticism and Indigenous Studies: Conversations from Earth to Cosmos. New York: Routledge, 2017.

Nasby, Judith. Irene Avaalaaqiaq: Myth and Reality. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press; Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2002.

“Nature Slides Win Honors for Mrs. McKeague.” The Rhinelander Daily News. 7 April 1956.

Nisbet, James. Ecologies, Environments, and Energy Systems in Art of the 1960s and 1970s. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2014.

Nixon, Rob. “Introduction.” In Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2011.

Nunavik Art Alive. “Henry Napartuk (1932–1985).” Inuit Art Foundation, 2012. http://art.avataq.qc.ca/artists/profile/henry-napartuk.

Patton, Kimberley C. The Sea Can Wash Away All Evils: Modern Marine Pollution and the Ancient Cathartic Ocean. New York: Columbia University Press, 2007.

Paula Huffman. “Good News from Goodnews.” Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. September 29, 1962. http://newscomwc.newspapers.com/image/11719669/?terms=McKeague&pqsid=ohRpoOhi_IQVPnkvnAd76Q%3A346000%3A100770905.

“Plan Disease Studies for State Villages.” Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. October 20, 1959. http://newscomwc.newspapers.com/image/14796867/?terms=McKeague&pqsid=ohRpoOhi_IQVPnkvnAd76Q%3A346000%3A100770905.

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Qitsualik, Rachel Attituq. “The Problem with Sedna.” Nunatsiaq News, March/April 1999.

———. “Word and Will- Part Two: Words and the Substance of Life.” Nunatsiaq News, November 12, 1998.

Ray, Dorothy Jean. Eskimo Art: Tradition and Innovation in North Alaska. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1977.

Ross, Lester A. Glass and Ceramic Trade Beads from the Native Alaskan Neighborhood. Berkley: University of California Press, 1997.

Routledge, Marie, and Marion E. Jackson. Pudlo: Thirty Years of Drawing. Ottawa: National Gallery of Canada, 1990.

Royal Canadian Mounted Police. “Final Report: RCMP Review of Allegations Concerning Inuit Sled Dogs.” Ottawa, Ontario: Government of Canada, 2006. http://assembly.nu.ca/library/Edocs/2006/001248-e.pdf.

Sale, Richard. A Complete Guide to Arctic Wildlife. Buffalo, NY: Firefly Books, 2006.

Seidelman, Harold, and James E. Turner. The Inuit Imagination: Arctic Myth and Sculpture. New York: Thames and Hudson, 1994.

Simard-Gagnon, Laurence. “Lived Territories: A Tale of Inuit Women’s Contemporary Subsistence and Belonging.” Inditerra, no. 5 (2013): 52–62.

Sonne, Birgitte. The Acculturative Role of Sea Woman : Early Contact Relations between Inuit and Whites as Revealed in the Origin Myth of Sea Woman. Copenhagen: Kommissionen for videnskabelige Undersøgelser i Grønland, 1990.

Smith-Ferri, Sherrie. “The Development of the Commercial Market for Pomo Indian Baskets.” Expedition 40, no. 1 (1998): 15-22.

Tester, Frank James. “Mad Dogs and (Mostly) Englishmen: Colonial Relations, Commodities, and the Fate of Inuit Sled Dogs.” Études/Inuit/Studies 34, no. 2 (2010): 129–47.

Todd, Zoe. “An Indigenous Feminist’s Take On The Ontological Turn: ‘Ontology’ Is Just Another Word For Colonialism.” Journal of Historical Sociology 29, no. 1 (March 2016): 4–22.

Turnbaugh, Sarah Peabody and William A. Turnbaugh. Indian Baskets. West Chester, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 1986.

University of Alaska Museum and Institute of Alaska Native Arts. Interwoven Expressions: Works by Contemporary Alaska Native Basketmakers. Fairbanks, Alaska: University of Alaska Museum, 1989.

“Visitors in City.” Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. July 29, 1958, sec. Social News. http://newscomwc.newspapers.com/image/16425508/?terms=McKeague&pqsid=ohRpoOhi_IQVPnkvnAd76Q%3A346000%3A100770905.

Vorano, Norman, Inuit Prints, Japanese Inspiration: Early Printmaking in the Canadian Arctic. Gatineau, Québec: Canadian Museum of Civilization, 2011.

Wenzel, George W. “From TEK to IQ: Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit and Inuit Cultural Ecology.” Arctic Anthropology 41, no. 2 (2004): 238-250.

Weizman, Eyal. Forensic Architecture: Violence at the Threshold of Detectability. New York: Zone Books, 2017.

Wight, Darlene Coward. Creation and Transformation: Defining Moments in Inuit Art. Winnipeg: Winnipeg Art Gallery, 2012.

———. Germaine Arnaktauyok. Winnipeg: Winnipeg Art Gallery, 1998.

———. Holman: Forty Years of Graphic Art. Winnipeg: Winnipeg Art Gallery, 2001.

Wolsko, Christopher, Cecile Lardon, Scarlett Hopkins, and Elizabeth Ruppert. “Conceptions of Wellness among the Yup’ik of the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: The Vitality of Social and Natural Connection.” Ethnicity and Health 11, no. 4 (November 2006): 345-363.

Background Image:

Ice sheet between Qikiqtarjuaq and Cape Dyer on Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada.

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