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Ancestral Connections: A Constellation of Contemporary Artists Show Their Ties to Their Native Cultures
In the sculpture “The Look of Confi dence Was Apparent (As He Was About to Strike),” an Inuit hunter holds a “kakivak,” a type of harpoon, with a shaft made of moose bone and a silver trident tip. His knife in his hand is a replica of the full-size, traditional knives his grandfather taught him how to make. Looking at the hunter’s face, “you have that feeling that he knew he was going to get it,” says sculptor Michael Massie (Labrador Inuit/Métis/Scottish).