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“Inuksuit” are ancient stone landmarks placed by the Tuniit, Thule, and Inuit peoples* throughout the Arctic as reference points or markers. During the brief arctic summer, tiny plants emerge on the rocky landscape around the sculptures erected there, as depicted in this composition.

*Hessel, I. (1993). Canadian Inuit Sculpture. Ottowa: Indian and Northern Affairs Canada.

tabletop fountain with pump and live plant
Baffin Island Summer
10" x 7" x 12"