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Figure

MOA: University of British Columbia

3371/7 a-c

Carved stone caribou (part a) kneeling on all fours, with legs tucked underneath the large body. The caribou is facing forward with rounded ears back, eyes squinting, and mouth slightly open. Both antlers (parts b-c) have been broken off above their attachment points.

  • 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, antler
  • Measurements height 10.5 cm, width 6.8 cm, depth 25.0 cm (part a)

  • 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 3371/0007 a-c