David started playing guitar when he was 8 year old in Naujaat and has been playing ever since. He has written at least 26 songs and makes copies on CD. David has a band with his brothers in Repulse Bay which started around 2007 or 2008 and has travelled to: Coral Harbor, Folks on the rocks, Rankin Inlet, Iqaluit, Puvirnituq and Igloolik and Arviat where he currently lives.
Monica Pingushat makes wall hangings that hang in many places all over Canada, on displays that she has made. Her mother taught her how to do wall hangings at age of 17 (in 1979) and she has not stopped making them since because she enjoys making them so much. Each wall hanging has a different meaning with different designs telling different stories.
Kenneth Ingniqjuk Mackay is a Scottish-Inuk wood and metal worker who grew up in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada. At the core of Kenneth’s work is his desire to resourcefully find ways to live out traditional teachings in a modern world through the creation of eco-friendly art and tools that align with the values of Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit.
Paul Irksuk is a well known song writer across Nunavut and Nunavik. He started singing on stage around 1970s with one of his first band with Simon Sigjariak and Charlie Panigoniak; also Andy Aliyak, Leonard Teenar Paul Kaludjak and Harry Tautungi. As of today his band consists of David Kuksuk, John Kuksuk, Billy Kuksuk, Sandy Okatsiak and his son Arsene Irksuk.… Uqalimakkanirit
Hattie Alagalak is an elder in Arviat Nunavut. She is originally from Coral Harbour but has been living in Arviat since 1977. Hattie has been cooking/baking since she was 14 years old, throughout the years she has been teaching other people how to make traditional and modern food.… Uqalimakkanirit
With a style inspired by northern beauty, sisters Inuksuk Mackay and Tiffany Ayalik are Inuit throat singers from Arctic Canada who blend their ancient tradition form with contemporary technology to create haunting soundscapes and improvisational compositions that change with every show.