Peter Pitseolak (1902-1973)

Peter Pitseolak; CMC 2000-180, CD2000-224-5 Peter Pitseolak, artist and pioneer photographer of Baffin Island, recorded the legends and history of his people, the Seekooseelakmiut. He left behind an invaluable body of photographs that spans the period from the early 1940s to his death in 1973. These images document the enormous changes that his people experienced as they moved from a nomadic hunting life to that of a settled community.

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