Rare prints from Cape Dorset found in Michigan house flip


Two people who bought a Michigan home with all of its contents uncovered a treasure trove of Inuit prints.

The discovery, first reported in Inuit Art Quarterly, dates back to the 1970s.

Turns out the previous owner of the home was an art teacher and collector. He had 40 prints – some still in their original packaging.

The new owners plan to sell off the artwork.

Video Journalist / Iqaluit

Kent has been APTN’s Nunavut correspondent since 2007. In that time he has closely covered Inuit issues, including devolution and the controversial Nutrition North food subsidy. He has also worked for CKIQ-FM in Iqaluit and as a reporter for Nunavut News North.