Students Discover Beaded Amoutik during “Behind the Scenes” Museum Tour in Yellowknife
August 11, 2010 - “Behind the Scenes” storeroom tour with Susan Irving at the Prince of Whales Northern Heritage Center in Yellowknife, NWT. During the tour we were introduced to historical items from the Eastern Arctic, including Gabriel Gely paintings of Elizabeth’s relatives (watch Elizabeth’s video about this by clicking here)
During a storeroom tour of the museum at the Prince of Whales Northern Heritage Center in Yellowknife, NWT (August 11, 2010), Elizabeth Mukyungnik discovers portraits of her family members, Yaha Arnayinar (great grandfather) and Margo Arnayuinar (great grandmother).
Caption from PWNHC:
Portrait of Margo Atasluk, at Ennadai Lake. This is one of 12 paintings Gabe Gely produced from sketches he did during a trip with elders back to Ennadai Lake in 1985.
Courtesy of the Government of Nunavut