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Figure

MOA: University of British Columbia

3371/8 a-b

Carved stone bear (part a) with inset teeth. Stands on a rectangular stone base (part b) with two wooden pegs. The bear's forearms are bent, and mouth is open and baring its teeth.

  • Narrative

    Collected by Robert A. Coulter, who was stationed at Kuujjuarpik, 1962-63, as Commanding Officer of the RCAF base (then known as Great Whale River).


  • Type of Item figure
  • Culture Inuit
  • Material stone, wood, tooth
  • Measurements height 8.7 cm, width 6.2 cm, depth 14.7 cm (overall)

  • Creator Issac Alayco
  • Previous Owner Robert A. Coulter, Colleen Coulter, Robert B. Coulter, Marion Coulter-Mackie
  • Received from Robert B. Coulter, Marion Coulter-Mackie, Colleen Coulter

  • Made in Inukjuak

  • Creation Date between 1962 and 1963
  • Collection Date between 1962 and 1963
  • Ownership Date before June 28, 2019
  • Acquisition Date on June 28, 2019

  • Item Classes carvings & sculpture
  • Condition fair
  • Accession Number 3371/0008 a-b