Derrick PottleCultural Educator
About Derrick Pottle
Derrick Pottle was born and raised in Rigolet, Labrador and lives a traditional Inuk lifestyle as a hunter and gatherer; he loves being out on the land. He still hunts and prepares caribou, seal, polar bear, fox, and wolf hides in the traditional Inuit way. He is a stone carver and is experienced in the challenges of long-distance travel in and around Nunatsiavut and Nunavik. While in town, Derrick teaches stone carving to students and adults, and has a company which teaches bear safety and traditional Inuit survival skills to the public. Derrick is a husband, father of two, and has three grandchildren.