Hiyu Muktuk! (1973)

AKA Hi-yu Muktuk



Woodcut

Dale DeArmond

Edition of 35

Edition of A/P: 6


Paper type: Japanese

Image size: 11 ¾" x 20"


Note: this print resulted from the artist's two-week visit to the village of Gambell on Saint Lawrence Island in Northwest Alaska. 


A whaling captain is about to harpoon a sounding whale. Hi-yu, from the Chinook jargon, means "much" or "plenty;" muktuk is an Eskimo delicacy consisting of whale skin and blubber.


Included in the book 

Dale DeArmond – A First Book Collection of Her Prints



Original price: $45.00