February 26 – On-the-Land Contest

by Casey Lessard- February 26, 2018

Winner: Nathaniel Kaludjak
Rankin Inlet
Samuel Kaludjak with his first walrus summer of 2016, about 20 miles away from Rankin Inlet.

ᓈᑕᓇᐃ ᖃᓗᔾᔭᖅ
ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥᐅᖅ
ᓵᒻᒧᐃᓕ ᖃᓗᔾᔭᖅ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐹᒥᒃ ᐊᐃᕕᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ 2016 ᐊᐅᔭᖓᓂ, ᐃᒻᒪᖄ 20-ᒪᐃᓕᒥᒃ ᐅᖓᓯᖕᓂᖃᖅᑐᒥ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥᑦ.

 

 

 

 

 

Runners-up:
Cassan Nattar
Rankin Inlet
Annabel Tiriisi Nattar’s first fish at Iqalulialaaq in Rankin Inlet last spring, pulled it out herself by running to pull it out.

ᑭᖑᓪᓕᖅ ᐊᑭᓯᔪᖅ:
ᑳᓴᓐ ᓇᑖᖅ
ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥᐅᖅ
ᐋᓇᐱᐊᓪ ᑎᕇᓯ ᓇᑖᑉ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐹᒥᒃ ᐃᖃᓗᒋᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᐃᖃᓗᓕᐊᓛᑉ ᑕᓯᖓᓂ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᐅᑉ ᖃᓂᒋᔭᖓᓂ ᐅᐱᕐᖔᖑᓚᐅᖅ ᐊᒧᕙᓪᓕᐊᓪᓗᓂᐅᒃ.

 

 

 

Nicky Adam Ivalutanar
Naujaat
This was in September, Andy Malliki’s first whale at age 11.

ᓂᑭ ᐋᑕᒥ ᐃᕙᓗ’ᑕᓐᓈᖅ
ᓇᐅᔮᒥᐅᖅ
ᐅᓇ ᓯᑎᐱᕆᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ, ᐋᓐᑎ ᒪᓕᑭ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐹᒥᒃ ᕿᓚᓗᒐᕆᐅᓚᐅᕐᒪᑦ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᖃᖅᖢᓂ 11-ᓂᒃ.

 

 

Jillian Jo Kaviok Pretty
Arviat
On June 2017, Lennon Clarke Kigusiutnar helping his uncle Johnny Jr. with his catch. You can see his very proud face to be holding that.

ᔫᓕᐊᓐ ᔪ ᑲᕕᐅᖅ ᐳᕆᑎ
ᐊᕐᕕᐊᒥᐅᖅ
ᔫᓐ 2017-ᒥ, ᓕᓂᓐ ᒃᓛᒃ ᑭᒍᓯᐅᑦᓈᖅ ᐃᑲᔪᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐊᒃᑲᒃᒥᓂᒃ ᔮᓂ ᔫᓂᐊᒥᒃ ᐊᒧᓯᓇᓱᐊᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐃᖃᓗᒃᑕᒥᓂᒃ. ᑕᑯᒃᓴᐅᔪᖅ ᑮᓇᖓ ᐊᒃᓱᐊᓗᒃ ᓴᕆᒪᓱᓚᐅᕐᒪᑦ ᑖᓱᒥᖓ ᐊᒧᓯᓪᖢᓂ.

 

 

 

 

April Taqtu
Arctic Bay
The most beautiful memory I have. This was during spring time when my family and I were seal hunting. That’s my son who is inside the iglutaq near Arctic Bay, spring of 2017.

ᐄᐳᓗ ᑕᖅᑐ
ᐃᒃᐱᐊᕐᔪᖕᒥᐅᖅ
ᐅᓇ ᑲᔾᔮᕐᓇᕐᓂᖅᐹᖅ ᐃᖅᑲᐅᒪᔭᕋ. ᑕᒪᑐᒪᓂ ᐅᐱᕐᖓᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐃᓚᒌᑎᒍᑦ ᓇᑦᑎᐊᕕᓂᕐᓂᒃ ᐆᑦᑐᓯᐅᕆᐊᖅᓯᒪᓚᐅᕋᑦᑕ. ᐅᓇ ᑕᕝᕙ ᐃᕐᓂᕋ ᐃᒡᓗᑕᐅᑉ ᐃᓗᐊᓂ ᐃᒃᐱᐊᕐᔫᑉ ᖃᓂᒋᔭᖓᓂ, ᐅᐱᕐᖏᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ 2017−ᒥ.

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