Packing Dolls Exhibition

Artifacts in the Exhibition

In Mother’s Hood: Inuit Packing Dolls of Taloyoak
Anne Bissonnette, PhD, and Christina Williamson, exhibition co-curators
9 September, 2010, to August 3, 2011

Some of the text in the up-coming pages is written in Inuktitut syllabics. We recommend that you download the font here to enjoy the exhibition to the fullest. 

View a Virtual Exhibition Catalogue here  

  Cream Bears
ᓇᓄᖅ (Nanuq) 
  Cream Polar Bear in Red Amauti with Cub
ᓇᓄᖅ (Nanuq) 
  Cream Arctic Hare in Light Brown Amauti with Leveret
ᐅᑲᓕᖅ (Ukaliq)
Brown Arctic Hare in Light Blue Amauti with Gray Leveret
ᐅᑲᓕᖅ (Ukaliq) 
  Cream Beluga Whale in Turquoise Blue Amauti with Calf
ᕿᓇᓗᒍᒃ (Qinalugaq)
Cream Beluga Whale in Light Blue Amauti with Gray and Taupe Calf
ᕿᓇᓗᒍᒃ (Qinalugaq) 

  Cream and Navy Whale Woman (Sedna) in Navy Amauti with Child
ᓄᓕᐊᔪᒃ (Sedna/Nuliajuk) 
  Gray Seal in Cream Amauti with Beige Pup
ᓇᑦᓯᖅ (Natsiq) 
Seal Mittens
Amauti and Shell
Snow Goggles
ᐃᒡᒑᒃ (Iggaak)
Mermaid in Sky Blue “Mother Hubbard” Parka with Child
ᑕᓖᓚᔫᖅ (Taliilajuuq)
Black Raven in Red Amauti with Chick
ᑐᓗᒐᖅ (Tulugaq)
Beige Owl in Sky Blue “Mother Hubbard” Parka with
ᐅᒃᐱᒃ (Ukpik)
Cream Wool Parkas
Caribou Kamiks with Wool Liners
Brown Walrus in Dark Blue Amauti with Pup
ᐊᐃᕕᖅ (Aiviq)
Orange and Cream Woman (Thunder Woman) in Ultramarine Blue Amauti with Lightning Child
ᑲ ᓗᒃ (Kadluk)


Related Links 
About Taloyoak
Artifacts in the Exhibition
Virtual Exhibition Catalogue
Educational Activities 
Press Release 


Dr. Anne Bissonnette, Curator 
325 Human Ecology
Phone: (780) 492-3604
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Vlada Blinova, Collections Manager 
103 Human Ecology 
Phone: (780) 492-2528 
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