Photo #2

Celebration and Drum Dancing
Cornelius (Kooneeloosee) Nutarak
1924, Clyde River, Nunavut – 2007, Pond Inlet, Nunavut

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© Canadian Museum of History, IV-C-6955

Inscription on back: "Just like they did in very old times, he is dancing. They are also singing... The women are singing 'Ayaya, Ovanga, Oya, Ayaya.' The person dancing is saying 'Eya.'"

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Canada wordmark Created: February 14, 2018

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