Anchorage artist Holly Mititquq Nordlum, B.F.A. ’04, is continuing work on one of her most ambitious projects—a feature-length documentary on Inuit tattooing—thanks in part to a recent Time Warner fellowship from the Sundance Institute. Learn more in her video profile.
For hundreds of generations, Inuit women across the Arctic tattooed patterned lines, frequently on the chin, that identified their status in the community. Though colonial pressures of the past century disrupted the cultural practice, the gap is fresh. According to […]