Taloyoak, NU

Taloyoak LARGE CARIBOU HUNTING BLIND Taloyoak is located in the Kitikmeot region of the arctic and is the northernmost community on Canada’s mainland. The name Taloyoak refers to hunting screens built with piled stones along the caribou migration routes. Taloyoak is well known for the Packing Dolls that were originally created in the 1970s. These dolls are made out of thick duffel wool in various animal mother and baby forms. These babies are ‘packed’ in their mothers’ parka hoods which are styled after the amauti, the traditional hooded and aproned woman’s parka of the North.
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