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NEWS: Nunavut December 02, 2012 - 12:44 pm

Photo: All in a day’s work

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Jermaine Napayok of Rankin Inlet works on a shaman-themed granite stone carving during a recent Nunavut Arts and Crafts Association’s stone carving symposium in Arviat. “There’s not much soapstone where I live, but there’s lots of granite. Now with winter it will be even harder to get soapstone, so it will have to be rocks from the ground like granite.  Now I will know how to carve granite,” he said.  Read more about the symposium for carvers from the Kivalliq region on Nunatsiaqonline.ca. (PHOTO COURTESY OF NACA)
Jermaine Napayok of Rankin Inlet works on a shaman-themed granite stone carving during a recent Nunavut Arts and Crafts Association’s stone carving symposium in Arviat. “There’s not much soapstone where I live, but there’s lots of granite. Now with winter it will be even harder to get soapstone, so it will have to be rocks from the ground like granite. Now I will know how to carve granite,” he said. Read more about the symposium for carvers from the Kivalliq region on Nunatsiaqonline.ca. (PHOTO COURTESY OF NACA)

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