Playing Favourites: Odelie H., July 31, 2011

31 Jul

Playing Favourites is a running series featuring MIA visitors, staff and volunteers with their favorite objects in our collection.  Playing Favourites is open to every person at MIA, so please let us know if you’d like to participate the next time you visit.

MIA visitor Odelie with “Fisherman” (c.1980s) by Uriash Puqiqnak (1946 – ), Uqsuqtuuq (Gjoa Haven), stone, bone, hide, Sprott/MIA Collection

Where are you from?

Mexico

What brings you to MIA? Is this your first visit?

We were just visiting the mall, then we found this wonderful place.  It was fortunate.

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

Because I imagine how this culture worked to great lengths provide their families with food.

Posted by: Jessica Cappuccitti, MIA’s Volunteer Coordinator

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