Pauta Saila (1916 or 1917–2009) was an Inuit artist from Kilaparutua, Baffin Island, Canada who resided in Cape Dorset, Nunavut. His works are massive, simplified sculptures of Arctic wildlife, usually in soapstone; best known are his dancing bears. He was elected to the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts in 2003.
- Hessel, Ingo (2002). Inuit Art: an Introduction. Vancouver: Douglas and McIntyre. ISBN 1-55054-829-8.
- Entry for Pauta Saila on the Union List of Artist Names
- Works by Saila in the National Gallery of Canada
- Pauta Saila on ArtCyclopedia
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