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Andy Tugak Image

Andy Tugak, Rankin Inlet, Nunavut

 Andy Tugak was born in 1965 in Whale Cove, Nunavut and now lives in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, in the Kivalliq area.  

Andy began carving in 1989, as he watched Joachim Kavik, Lucien Taotao and Patrick Kabluitak carve. 

He enjoys carving animals, including bears, seals and walrus. 

For further information on a particular artist, please refer to the following websites.

Nunavut Arts and Crafts Association - Visit the Artists

Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada - Artists Directory

Links provided with the kind permission of:

  • Nunavut Arts & Crafts Association
  • Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada

Rankin Inlet, Nunavut

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A map of Rankin Inlet, Nunavut