Published on September 15, 2013 by Amy
Germaine Arnaktauyok (born 1946) is an Inuit artist from Igloolik. Her artistic output consists of lithographs, etchings, and serigraphs that illustrate Inuit myths and traditional ways of life. She is one of the few Inuit artists of her generation to have received formal art training, attending the University of Manitoba School of Art from 1969-70.
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Designed the reverse of the two dollar coin issued by the Royal Canadian Mint in 1999 to commemorate the inception of the province of Nunavut.
Designed a two hundred dollar special edition gold piece issued by the mint in 2000 as part of the Native Cultures and Tradition Series.