George Qavviu Ningark
Qavviu was born in called Pelly Bay, now known as Kugaaruk. He started asking elders about Inuit history and their traditional tools, drum, ulu, kakivak, unaaq and anything else they made. In 2018, he started to take his art very seriously and started making anything traditional. He recently retired after teaching for 31 years. Teaching Inuit history or making traditional things is important to him.
ᖃᕕᐅ ᑯᒑᕐᔪᒥ ᐃᓅᓂᑯᔪᖅ. ᐃᓐᓇᕐᓂ ᐊᐱᖅᓱᖃᑦᑕᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᐱᖅᑯᓯᖏᑦᑕ ᒥᒃᓵᓄᑦ, ᐊᖑᓇᓱᒍᑎᓂᒃ
ᓴᓇᔪᓐᓇᖅᖢᓂ, ᕿᓚᐅᑎᓕᐅᕈᓐᓇᖅᑐᖅ, ᐅᓗ, ᑲᑭᕙᒃ, ᐅᓈᖅ ᑭᓱᑐᐃᓐᓇᓂᓗ ᐃᓄᐃ ᐊᑐᖅᐸᒃᑕᖏᓐᓂᒃ. 2018ᒥ
ᐱᓕᕆᐊᕆᕙᒃᑕᖏᑦ ᐱᒻᒪᕆᐅᓂᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᐅᔾᔨᕆᓗᐊᓕᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ. ᐃᓕᓴᐃᔨᐅᓲᔭᓚᐅᖅᑐ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᓄᑦ 31ᓂᒃ.
ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑦᑎᓪᓗᓂ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᐱᖅᑯᓯᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᐱᒻᒪᕆᐅᒋᔭᖃᕐᑐᖅ