Brian
Rogers

Brian
Rogers

Medium:

dance, music, performance, textile

Artistic Community:

Inuvik, NT

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

Artists may have multiple birth years listed as a result of when and where they were born. For example, an artist born in the early twentieth century in a camp outside of a community centre may not know/have known their exact date of birth and identified different years.


1972

Biography

Brian Nungkii Rogers was born and raised in Inuvik, NT along the Mackenzie River. Nungki is apart of the Inuvik Drummers and Dancers and has lead the group since he was 19. In 2017, the Inuvik Drummers and Dancers performed in Edmonton for the Elder’s Conference. Nungki is currently working as a sewing instructor at the Inuvialuit Cultural Centre helping guide others who are interested in his craft. Nungki creates various items such as beaded slippers and parkas of the traditional wear of the Inuvialuit people.View Long Biography and Citations

Publications

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Title Year Author
Meet the man who taught traditional sewing in his community for nearly 2 decades February 25, 2018 Priscilla Hwang
Drummers and dancers keep tradition alive February 2, 2017 Stewart Burnett