Amazing on the land stories

Do you have an amazing story from your adventures on the land? Tell us your story and show us your photos for a chance to win $100. Each week, we will pick one story from those submitted to, or by mail to Nunavut News, PO Box 28, Iqaluit, NU, X0A 0H0.

Entries will be placed on our Nunavut News Facebook page. Story and photo with the most combined Likes and Shares at the end of the week wins!

ᐊᒃᓱᐊᓗᒃ ᑐᓴᕈᒥᓇᖅᑐᒥᒃ ᐊᓯᕙᖅᓯᒪᓚᐅᕈᓯᕐᓄᑦ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᒃᓴᖃᖅᐲᑦ? ᐅᓂᒃᑲᐅᓯᕆᔪᓐᓇᖅᑕᑎᑦ ᐊᔾᔨᖑᐊᓂᒃᓗ ᑕᑯᒃᓴᐅᑎᑦᑎᓗᑎᑦ ᐊᑭᓕᖅᑕᐅᔪᓐᓇᕋᕕᑦ $100-ᓂᒃ. ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᑕᒫᑦ, ᓂᕈᐊᖅᓯᖃᑦᑕᕐᓂᐊᖅᑐᒍᑦ ᐊᑕᐅᓯᕐᒥᒃ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᒥᒃ ᑖᒃᑯᓇᖓᑦ ᑐᓂᔭᐅᓂᑯᓂᑦᑯᓐᓄᑦ ᓇᒃᓯᐅᔭᐅᓂᑯᓂᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᑎᑎᖅᑲᑎᒍᑦ ᐅᕗᖓ Nunavut News, PO Box 28, Iqaluit, NU, X0A 0H0. ᓇᒃᓯᐅᔭᐅᔪᑦ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᐱᕙᓪᓕᐊᔪᓂ ᕖᔅᐳᒃᑯᑎᒍᑦ ᑐᕌᕐᕕᖓᓂ ᑕᑯᒃᓴᐅᑎᑕᐅᖃᑦᑕᕐᓂᐊᖅᑐᑦ. ᐅᓂᒃᑳᖃᖅᑐᑦ ᐊᔾᔨᖑᐊᑦ ᓇᓕᐊᑐᐃᓐᓇᖅ ᐱᒃᑯᒥᒋᔭᐅᓂᖅᐹᑦ ᑕᐅᖅᓰᖅᑕᐅᒐᔪᖕᓂᖅᐹᓪᓗ ᐊᑭᐅᓯᐊᕐᓂᐊᖅᑐᑦ!

July 30 – On-the-Land Contest

July 30, 2018

Silas Pijamini
Grise Fiord
This is me (Silas) in Grise Fiord on top of the mountain on a cloudy July 16, 2016.
My little cousin Abraham Pijamini took the photo. Read More

June 25 – On-the-Land Contest

June 25, 2018

Nina Qangoinuk
This picture was taken near Naujaat in 2016. My niece Dorianna Malliki waiting for a seal to pop up, excitement is around the corner again for Naujaamiut.

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June 18 – On-the-Land Contest

June 18, 2018

Emilia Alareak
Here’s a picture of my cousin Thomas Alikaswa, about 11 miles south of Arviat. My dad Peter Alareak took the picture two years ago.
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May 21 – On-the-Land Contest

May 21, 2018

Jamie Kalluk
Resolute Bay
The day started off slow, no bears, few tracks, travelled more than half the day, finally spotted a bear in the distance, checked out the bear only to see it was a 6 1/2 foot bear. Set up camp disappointed no bear today I guess was in my mind. Decided to look through the binoculars a last time before going off to sleep to find a boar and a sow. In the event of the hunt got this great picture.
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May 14 – On-the-Land Contest

May 14, 2018

Roger Alivaktuk
A picture from 2015. My son’s husky ‘Bro’ likes hunting with us. Helps us find seal dens under the snow. This is the pup he led me to.
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April 16 – On-the-Land Contest

April 16, 2018

Winner: Jessica Tinashlu
My husband and his hunting buddy went polar bear hunting over the long weekend and came across this iceberg, and a polar bear was running away and the cub is climbing up the iceberg. This was 116 miles north of Naujaat.
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April 2 – On-the-Land Contest

April 2, 2018

Winner: Victoria Inuarak
Pond Inlet
My brother, Lee Inuarak, getting the dog sled ready to go back to Pond Inlet from Sanniru (Button Point), March 2014. Read More

March 26 – On-the-Land Contest

March 26, 2018

WINNER: Doreen Tiktaq Niego
Baker Lake
Here’s a great photo of our family that was ruined by a bumblebee. During the spring time we were heading out to camp and decided to take a family picture but heard a bumblebee. The camera was on self-timer. Read More