Annaqtussi Tulurialik, Ruth 1934-
ANNAQTUSSI TULURIALIK, Ruth 1934-
PERSONAL: Surname is sometimes transliterated as Annaqtusii, Annuktoshe, Annaqtuusi, or Anaktose; born 1934, in Kazan River, Northwest Territories, Canada; daughter of Martha Talerook; adopted daughter of Thomas (an Anglican catechist) and Elisapee Tapatai; married Hugh Tulurialik; children: Barbara Qulaut, Marianne Paunngat, Casey Unurniq.
CAREER: Painter. Worked as Inuit interpreter at government agencies and retail venues in Baker Lake, Northwest Territories, Canada; Sanavik Cooperative, member and artist. Exhibitions: Work represented in solo show, Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada, and in group shows, including work at Winnipeg Art Gallery, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, National Museum of Man, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, United Nations General Assembly Building, New York, NY, and Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, Ontario, Canada.
(With David F. Pelly) Qikaaluktut: Images of InuitLife, Oxford University Press (New York, NY), 1986.
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
Jackson, Marion E., and David F. Pelly, The Vital Vision: Drawings by Ruth Annaqtussi Tulurialik, [Windsor, Ontario, Canada], 1986.
St. James Guide to Native North American Artists, St. James Press (Detroit, MI), 1998, pp. 25-27.*