Amanda Tigullaraq
Clyde River, NU

Artist’s Legal Name: Amanda Tigullaraq

Also known as: Amanda

Artist lives in: Clyde River, NU

Community artist is from: Clyde River, NU

Categories of art practiced: Amauti Making; Parka Making; Mitt making; Hunting Clothing; Kamik Making; Slipper Making

Preferred materials & subjects: Sealskin, Beaver skin, Leather

Profession or Work: Substitute Teacher  

Artist’s background: Amanda is a young tanlented seamtress in Clyde River who has taught herself how to sew  the parkas, tents and wind pants she now makes on her spare time. When she is not working, she goes camping and berry picking during summer and prepares traditional feasts for her family year round. She knows how to do traditional animal skin preperation and mostly does this when her family goes spring camping and hunting. Amanda loves to go fishing during winter. She is learning how to make kamiks right now.

Artist’s Involvement with Traditional Inuit culture: Inuktitut speaking, Sewing, Fishing, Inuit Food preparation & Feast, Family Camping, Berry Picking, Ice Fishing

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