Speaker event at PWNHC with Inuit artist Angus Cockney to celebrate the completion of sculptural collection Ataa! Soona Luna?

Public Service Announcement

Yellowknife — September 6, 2022

Join the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre (PWNHC) for a speaker event celebrating the completion of this important sculptural collection by renowned Inuit artist Angus Cockney (the Icewalker).

Through art, Ataa! Soona Luna? (Listen! What Moon?) interprets the Inuit stories of the year’s 12 moons as handed down from the Icewalker’s great-great-grandfather to his grandfather to the artist himself. Through this personal presentation about his journey translating these meaningful stories into physical sculptures, Cockney will share the importance of oral history in preserving Indigenous culture through the generations.

Two sculptures by the Icewalker will be on display during the event.

Date: Thursday, September 22, 2022

Time: Doors open at 7 pm, speaker starts at 7:15 pm

Location: Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre Auditorium

Tea and bannock will be available in the café after the event.

This event is free of charge.


For media requests, please contact:

Briony Grabke

Manager, Public Affairs and Communications

Department of Education, Culture and Employment

Government of the Northwest Territories


867-767-9352  Ext. 71073