Cry of the Ancestors

Cry of the Ancestors


Small Inuit communities would battle for survival against the harsh climate and the risk of famine. While the men followed the caribou and seal across the boundless ice and snow, the children were left behind with relatives too old to hunt. Manasie’s grandparents were prolific carvers and Manasie would help them quarry stone, often using discarded chips to shape small animals and figures.

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