Uriash Puqiqnak
Various Regions :: Inuit Sculpture

Happy Huntersold
Happy Hunter, 1993 (Gjoa Haven)
soapstone, hide, 17½" × 11" × 11"


Uriash Puqiqnak – Artist Biography

Uriash Puqiqnak (male; b:1946); Inuit art sculpture carver; Gjoa Haven, Nunavut, Canada.

Uriash Puqiqnak, CM is an experienced soapstone carver and former territorial and municipal level politician in Canada. He served as Mayor of Gjoa Haven, Nunavut and was a member of the Nunavut Legislature from 1999 until 2004. His works are on display all over Canada. He was appointed as a Member of the Order of Canada on July 29, 2005.