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People Waiting for Other People to Come Before the Game to Begin
A cluster of people in an outdoor setting
Sculptural drawing executed on shaped paper which has been hand-coloured with coloured pencil and pastel. Surreal composition of an orange and pink fish at the right of the image and two arms, also shaded pink and orange emerging from a folded rectangular that may be a book or a door. The arms stretch towards the bottom right of the image with bent fingers. The background of the composition is in shaded black pencil with outlines of fish skeletons, fossils, butterflies and other animals. At the bottom right of the composition is a portrait of a woman on a pink and orange background of the same colouring as the fish and arms.
Men and women work in small groups to construct tents.
A group of men, women and children sit in a circle around two people performing a drum dance. One person in the group is standing up and gesturing towards a person standing outside the group and waving.
Two Wolves Attacking Two Bears
Two light-brown-coloured bears depicted in profile are each attacked by a wolf. The bear on the left is attacked by a lime green-coloured wolf.
Man and Woman
Two standing figures, the woman on the left wearing a grey parka trimmed in yellow wearing brown mittens and the man on the right wearing black and brown with yellow mittens.
Gathering with Old Women
Eight tattooed faces of old women. Each face is thickly outlined in a colour (light blue, grey, yellow, orange or brown) with facial tattoos depicted in light blue.
Six Fish and Seven Kakivaks
Six fish depicted in three rows of two in green, gold and grey. Below the fish is a row of seven kakivak in red and green.
Two Fish Biting Hooks, One Fish with Human Face
Three fish; the top fish is grey and yellow and biting a hook; the middle fish is brown with a human face in yellow; the bottom fish is grey, green and yellow and biting a hook.
Bird Flying into Nest
A bird flying down into a nest of eggs. The bird is coloured lime green.
Fish Eating Fish and Kakivak
A long green and yellow fish eats a small blue fish. Below the large fish is a yellow and purple kakivak
Two caribou depicting one above the other. The top caribou is a pale beige, while the other caribou is a darker gold.
Four ulus. Ulu in top left corner is coloured in grey and green with an orange handle. Beneath this ulu are three ulus in a row; the blades are yellow and the handles are blue, green and grey.
Woman Giving Birth
A woman giving birth kneels at right foreground; the newborn shown in pinkish-red at bottom right. Another woman faces the woman, holding her shoulders. In the background are two figures looking on; at right is an older woman with grey hair and tattoos on her face.
Building an Igloo
A group of people building an igloo. Dogs and a sled shown in the foreground.
Woman in Labour
At top left of the composition, two kneeling women face each other; at the bottom right are kamiks, mitts and a blanket [?]. At right other people work with tools. At bottom right is a dead seal, harpoon, and a knife.
Two rows of people on sleds and a sled at bottom with birds. The sled at top is brown, yellow and green, with the people in solid brown and green. The middle sled is lavender and dark green, with the people in solid lavender and blue. The bottom sled is brown and yellow with green and orange and blue and orange birds on it.
Three Men Enjoy the Dog
Three men depicted head and shoulders wearing solid black clothing; the face of the man in the middle is outlined in orange and his neck is solid orange; the man on the left is grinning and the other two men smile. Superimposed in front of the men’s chests is a lime green-coloured dog shown in profile.
Figure and Spirits
At centre, a spirit coloured in green and grey, and at right, a figure with head bent down towards the spirit. The figure and spirit are depicted in solid colours and sinous lines.
At bottom, two caribou face each other, with heads down and antlers touching. At top, a muskox and a polar bear (coloured in yellow). The bear has blood on its mouth and on its side where it’s been hit by a bullet from the gun aimed by the hunter in front of the bear. At right, centre, are two concentric circles in red and green. On reverse (upside down), is a clawed animal coloured in grey.
People and a variety of animals (caribou, hares, dogs, fish, birds, owls, ptarmigans, geese). Two people are fishing, another person has a dog on a lead, a dog pulls a sled, another dog curls up sleeping. Some of the groups of fish are outlined by circles.
Composition in white and grey tones set against a gold background depicting the following images from left to right: Crouching man with head bent and held in his hands; Standing man carrying a bag on his shoulder; Behind these men is a shirtless muscular man posed with his arms up and bent at the elbows with his hands behind his neck; Three standing men lifting or moving an object between them; In the foreground, a seated man wearing a cap and holding a rifle; A bearded man, Jesus, on a crucifix with a crown of thorns, with skulls at the base of the crucifix; A woman in 18th century dress and wig with a visibly emaciated torso; A baby standing in front of the woman; A man with a cap sitting and working with tools. The composition as a whole is framed by classical architectural columns.
Composition in white and grey tones set against a gold background depicting the following images from left to right: Crouching man with elbow resting on his knee, looking towards the right; Bearded muscular man posed in a body building pose with his arms up and bent at the elbows, hands behind his neck. Behind him is a horizontal board with oversized metal hardware on it and a vertical board behind his legs. His legs are bent slightly as on a crucifix and there are circles like holes on the tops of his feet; A skull is partially visible on the ground behind the man’s feet; A man sits at right and appears to be making the crown of thorns he holds in his hands. The composition as a whole is framed by a red line approximately 1.0 cm from the edges of the paper.
Composition in white and grey tones set against a gold background depicting the following images from left to right: ...; Bearded muscular man on a crucifix posed in a body building pose with his arms up and bent at the elbows, hands behind his neck. Legs are bent and blood streams from holes in his feet; Two military men stand in front of him wearing trench coats and hats; A body lies on the ground to the right of these men, the head and torso behind the second man’s coat; Next to the body a distraught man sits with his hand on knee and head on hand; Behind this man sits a woman in African tribal clothing with hooped earrings and a beaded necklace. The composition as a whole is framed by a red line approximately 0.5 cm from the edges of the paper.
Cross-hatched ink drawing of an abstracted church building with a scattering of stars in front of the building. On verso: a watercolour landscape of hills and water with trees in the foreground.