About the Artist
Born in Tuktoyaktuk, NT, Angus Nuligak Cockney is an Inuit multi-media artist, speaker, and former national cross-country ski champion. He participated in the 1989 “Ice Walk” North Pole expedition and had been known as the Icewalker ever since. Known for his contemporary interpretations of Northern traditions and culture – particularly through stone sculpture work – Angus now lives in Canmore, AB. He also regularly undertakes commissions and speaking engagement on Inuit art and culture and the Residential School experience throughout Canada and abroad.