• Kakiniit: The art of Inuit tattooing

    1 month ago - By CG Compass

    A family of two generations comes together to showcase their traditional tattoos. Left to right: Jacqueline Lafrance, Tammy Omilgoetok, Bessie Pihuak Omilgoetok and Geneviève Lafrance.
    A river intertwined in legend as old as time runs gently from Iqaluktuuttiaq Lake to the Arctic Ocean - and nestled along the estuary among low-rolling hills is my hometown, Iqaluktuuttiaq. This river, or kuugaq as we say in our mother tongue, Inuinnaqtun, is a popular spot to fish all months of the year. So too is the enormous lake it runs from and the ocean they flow to. Ovajuq is a legend that shares the...
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