Ken Kirkby · Inuksuk and Flag

Inuksuk and Flag by Ken Kirby
Oils on Canvas
sold (private collection)

Ken painted inuksuit in front of Canadian flags to raise awareness of inuit as Canadians. It was a bold statement of national identity and in 1992 he unveiled his greatest work ‘Isumataq’ in the House of Commons, Ottawa – the very day Canada ratified Nunavut and united our country.

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