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Nivinngajuliaat from Baker Lake

The creative spirit of the Baker Lake community is epitomized in the art of wall hangings, or nivinngajuliaaq in Inuktitut. Established as a permanent settlement in the 1950s, Baker Lake is situated at Canada’s geographical centre and is home to some of the most stunning wall hangings in the world. Featuring pieces from the Government of Nunavut Fine Art Collections, on loan to the WAG, you’re in for a colourful treat when you step inside the Gallery.

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Photo Credits: Irene Avaalaaqiaq Tiktaalaaq, Good and Evil, 1992. Duffle, felt, embroidery floss. Winnipeg Art Gallery. G-93-27


November 17, 2018
March 24, 2019
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Winnipeg Art Gallery
300 Memorial Boulevard
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1V1 Canada
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