Jemima Angelik Nutarak
1915, Pond Inlet, Nunavut –
Graphite on paper
© Canadian Museum of History, IV-C-6917
This woman, dressed in a fine caribou skin amauti, juggles stones and sings an Ajaja song
about her world, using words that are ancient, with obscure or nonsensical meanings: "...who are your uncles,
Singing Ajaja Tools, Through the needle, Whip, pointed ones, Singing Ajaja..."
Created: February 14, 2018