Karoo brought to his work a lively imagination, a knowledge of traditional culture, a love of gadgets and tremendous skill as a carver. Working primarily in whalebone with stone, baleen and ivory highlights, he gave to his subjects - people, shamans, animals and birds - a sense of life, humour and spirituality. The approximately 250 sculptures he produced during his lifetime are now eagerly sought after.
Author JEAN BLODGETT
Shawnadithit grew anxious waiting for her uncle, Longnon, to return to camp at the junction of Badger Brook and the Exploits River, deep in the wilds of Newfoundland...