The Amauti as a Symbol of Protection

Cocoon, Pen and Ink, Metallic Acrylic Paint and Laundry Lint, 2017 During my recent involvement with the Northern Women Arts Collaborative, I have become interested in learning about Inuit culture.  The Amauti is the first thing that grabbed my attention.  The design of the Amauti is beautifully symbolic of motherhood at its most basic level of nurturing and protecting. The Amauti,…