Wayne comes from a family of artists, his grandfather (Nelson Takkiruq) is a well known carver of Gjoa Haven, and his grandmother (Mary) does sculpture and wallhangings. His parents Uriash and Lorraine Puqiqnak are both carvers. Lorraine also works on jewellery and crafts.
excerpt ©1997 Inuit Art Section, INAC
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