Artist’s Legal Name: Bonnie Taparti
Artist Lives In: Ottawa, On
Community artist is from: Naujaat, NU
Categories of art practiced: Parka Making; Mitt Making; Slipper Making; Children’s Clothing; Crochet Hats;Jewelry Making; Beaded Jewelry Making
Preferred materials & subjects: sealskin for Parka’s, Mitts; Fox Fur; Beads for jewelry
Bonnie is from the community of Naujaat Nunavut. She now lives in the city of Ottawa. Bonnie is a talented seamstress. She makes beautiful parkas, slippers and beaded jewelries.
Artist’s Involvement with Traditional Inuit culture: Fishing; Family Camping; Inuktitut Language; Inuit Food Preparation & Feast; Qayaking; Preparing & Drying Skins; Sewing