Our History and Culture

Traditional Inuvialuit clothing provided more than just protection from the elements. The shapes and decorative elements of garments revealed gender and social identity, and provided connections to the spiritual world.

More about our history

Featured Artist

Simutuk Orland Donald (OD) Hansen grew up in “the bush” near Aklavik, NT with his family of twelve siblings and parents; Hans, and Kathleen Hansen. During that time, he began to carve driftwood, which later led him to carving in other medium such as bone, horn, antler, and many types of stone.

Simutuk Orland Donald (OD) Hansen is an Inuvialuk artist.

More about Simutuk