The Canadian Art Database

Inuit Artists Project


The Inuit Artists Project was supported by Canada's Digital Collections, a program of Industry Canada.

Project Team
Karen Williamson, Independent Curator and Inuit Art Specialist
[Karen provided the written content, contacts and overall expertise]

[digitization, editing and data entry]
Jen Silk
Kate Stevens
Aimee Jeffrey
Nicholas Van Exan

Inuktitut syllabics and Inuktitut roman orthography: Nina Manning Toonoo, Iqaluit, Nunavut
French: Isabelle Lapierre, Toronto, and Maryvon Delanoë, Vancouver.

The CCCA would like to thank the following individuals, institutions and content partners for their assistance with The Inuit Artists Project:

Content Partners
McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Kleinburg, Ontario
Feheley Fine Arts, Toronto, Ontario
Canadian Museum of Civilization, Hull, Quebec
Dorset Fine Arts and the West Baffin Eskimo Co-operative, Toronto, Ontario, and Kinngait, Nunavut
Adams + Associates Design Consultants Inc., Toronto, Ontario
The Isaacs/Innuit Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

Andy Maize, MapleCore Management
Maple Music Recordings Inc., Toronto, Ontario
Tagaq with Michel Deveau - vocals by singer/songwriter Tanya Tagaq Gillis
Tagaq and Selina - traditional throat-singing; vocals Tanya Tagaq Gillis and Selina

Marvin Green, Producer, Toronto, Ontario
Inuit Throat and Harp Songs - Eskimo [Inuit] Womenís Music of Puvirnituq [Povungnituk], Nunavik [Arctic Quebec]
Singers: Alasi Alasuak, Lucy Amarualik, Alaci Tulaugak, Nellie Nungak and Mary Sivuarapik, Puvirnituq [Povungnituk], Nunavik [Arctic Quebec]

Victoria Mamnguksualuq, Qamanittuaq [Baker Lake], Nunavut
Tanya Tagaq Gillis, Iqaluktuutiaq [Cambridge Bay]; Toronto, Ontario
Lucy Tasseor Tutsweetok, Aqviat [Arviat/Eskimo Point], Nunavut
Tommy Owlijoot, Aqviat [Arviat/Eskimo Point], Nunavut
Elizabeth Nibgoarsi, Aqviat [Arviat/Eskimo Point], Nunavut
Kyra Vladykov Fisher, Kimmirut, Nunavut
Mina Ittukaliak, Puvirnituq [Povungnituk], Nunavik [Arctic Quebec]
Louisa P. Tullaugak, Puvirnituq [Povungnituk], Nunavik [Arctic Quebec]

Institutions: Government and Corporate
Sheila Sturk-Green, The Inuit Art Quarterly, Ottawa, Ontario
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
Gary Bristow, Mayor & Eleanor Young, SAO, Hamlet of Holman, Northwest Territories
Walter Goose, Holman Eskimo Cooperative, Holman, Northwest Territories
James Novalinga, Project Coordinator, Northern Village of Puvirnituq, Nunavik
Neal Mautaritnaak, EDO, Hamlet of Qamanittuaq [Baker Lake], Nunavut
Larry Pontus, Public Trustee for the Northwest Territories, Yellowknife, NWT
Judith Lemstra, Public Trustee for Nunavut, Iqaluit, Nunavut
Richard Murdoch, La Fédération des coopératives du Québec
David Alagalak, Mayor & Darren Flynn, SAO, Community of Aqviat [Arviat], Nunavut
Canadian Arctic Producers, Toronto, Ontario

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