Prohibited by ill health from participating in the hunting economy, he was rescued from abject poverty by his carving skill, but he benefited only briefly from the escalation in Inuit art prices during the 1960s. A perfectionist, he studied his own anatomy and produced powerful, elegantly realistic hunters with their prey. He was the first Inuk member of the Sculptors Society of Canada, and was a founding member and first president (1958-67) of the Povungnituk Co-operative Society.
- MLA 8TH EDITION
- Craig, Mary M.. "Charlie Sivuarapik". The Canadian Encyclopedia, 15 December 2013, Historica Canada. www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/charlie-sivuarapik. Accessed 29 November 2023.
- APA 6TH EDITION
- Craig, M. (2013). Charlie Sivuarapik. In The Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/charlie-sivuarapik
- CHICAGO 17TH EDITION
- Craig, Mary M.. "Charlie Sivuarapik." The Canadian Encyclopedia. Historica Canada. Article published January 30, 2008; Last Edited December 15, 2013.
- TURABIAN 8TH EDITION
- The Canadian Encyclopedia, s.v. "Charlie Sivuarapik," by Mary M. Craig, Accessed November 29, 2023, https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/charlie-sivuarapik
Article by Mary M. Craig
Published Online January 30, 2008
Last Edited December 15, 2013