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Kenojuak Ashevak, C.C.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Kenojuak Ashevak, C.C. C.C. Cape Dorset
Honour Appointment Investiture
Companion of the Order of Canada June 21, 1982 October 20, 1982
An Inuit artist of international distinction, living in Cape Dorset, she has exhibited very widely, in Canada and abroad; a volume of her prints has recently been published. Her print "Enchanted Owl" was reproduced on a postage stamp commemorating the centennial of the Northwest Territories.
Officer of the Order of Canada July 6, 1967 November 24, 1967
For her contribution to Eskimo culture as a printmaker of international renown.
Updated: 2018-03-26
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