2017 Art

During the 2017 Awards Ceremony, members of 2015 Arctic Inspiration Prize Laureate team Qaggiavuut!, gave a stunning performance of Kiviuq Returns, based on the legends of the Inuit hero Kiviuq.



Photo credit: Patrick Doyle/Arctic Inspiration Prize


The 2017 laureates received an original piece of northern artwork by artists from Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Nunavik, provided with the support of AIP Arts and Culture Partners, Avataq Cultural Institute and the Yukon First Nations Culture & Tourism Association.

Daniel Inukpuk, Inukjuak, Nunavik
Young man helping older woman carry bag while travelling

Adamie Ningiuk, Inukjuak, Nunavik
Two boys helping mother with fishing

Qavavau Manumie, Cape Dorset, Nunavut
Untitled, 2017

Lucassie Echalook, Inukjuak, Nunavik
Mother comforting her son. They have a close relationship.

Dennis Shorty, Ross River, Yukon
Spirit Moose

Quvianatoliak Tapaungai, Cape Dorset, Nunavut
Sedna the Protector

John Sabourin, Dehcho First Nation
Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories

Finding our connection

Lorraine Wolfe, Carcross/Tagish First Nation, Yukon
Traditional Tlingit Paddle