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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 editor@nunavutnews.com, 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 ᑐᓂᔭᐅᓂᑯᓂᑦ editor@nunavutnews.com-ᑯᓐᓄᑦ 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!

March 5 – On-the-Land Contest

WINNER: Gina Panigayak Taloyoak Drying my first polar bear hide inside during winter, in 2014. Caught this bear outside my house in Taloyoak. ᔩᓇ ᐸᓂᒐᔭᖅ ᑕᓗᕐᔪᐊᕐᒥᐅᖅ ᐸᓂᖅᓰᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᖓ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐹᒥᒃ ᓇᓐᓄᕆᐅᓚᐅᖅᑕᒪ ᒪᒥᕋᖓᓂᒃ ᐃᒡᓘᑉ ᐃᓗᐊᓂ ᐅᑭᐅᖑᑎᓪᓗᒍ, 2014−ᒥ. ᐅᓇ ᓇᓐᓄᓚᐅᖅᑕᕋ ᐃᒡᓗᒪ ᓯᓚᑎᑦᑎᐊᖓᓂ ᑕᓗᕐᔪᐊᒥ.               Runners-up: Savannah...

December 18 – On-the-Land Contest

Winner: Tara Green Rankin Inlet "Here is two-year-old Autut Illnik trying to carry her dad's sole catch of the evening. There were plenty of geese flying, however little Autut, being the playful tyke she is, wasn't...

January 22 – On-the-Land Contest

Winner: Kyra Tanuyak Chesterfield Inlet "This is my daughter Katelyn Panimiran Tanuyak. She loves to go out hunting, and she caught her first umingmak in summer 2017 near Chesterfield Inlet." ᑲᐃᕋ ᑕᓄᔭᖅ ᐃᒡᓗᓕᒑᕐᔪᖕᒥᐅᖅ “ᐅᓇ ᐸᓂᒐ ᑮᑦᓕᓐ ᐸᓂᒥᕋᖅ ᑕᓄᔭᖅ. ᐊᖑᓇᓱᒋᐊᒃᓴᖅ...

February 12 – On-the-Land Contest

Winner: Nazie Darehshoripour Rankin Inlet Here's my son Thornton Kaludjak with his first aiviq (walrus) at age six, two years ago in July. ᓈᔨ ᑎᐅᕆᓱᕆᐴᕐ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥᐅᖅ ᐅᓇ ᐃᕐᓂᕋ ᑐᐊᑕᓐ ᖃᓗᔾᔭᖅ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐹᒥᒃ ᐊᐃᕕᕆᐅᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ 6-ᓂᒃ ᐅᑭᐅᖃᖅᖢᓂ, ᐊᕐᕌᓂ ᐅᖓᑖᓂ ᔪᓚᐃᖑᑎᓪᓗᒍ.               Aliisa Uvinik Autut Arviat Joan...

December 11 – On-the-Land Contest

Winner: Jessie Kaludjak Arviat "I had the pleasure of tagging along boating with my husband and son Peter Sr. And Jr. Kaludjak this past spring while they hunted for seals, whales and walruses. Here they stand...

February 26 – On-the-Land Contest

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...

March 26 – On-the-Land Contest

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...

April 23 – On-the-Land Contest

David Kullualik Pangnirtung David Kullualik, with caught narwhal, with father and brother, at Cumberland Sound near Kekertan Island, May 30, 2007. ᑏᕕᑦ ᑲᓪᓗᐊᓕᒃ ᐸᖕᓂᖅᑑᒥᐅᖅ ᑏᕕᑦ ᑲᓪᓗᐊᓕᒃ, ᑑᒑᓕᖕᒥᒃ ᕿᓚᓗᒐᓚᐅᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ, ᐊᑖᑕᖓᓗ ᐊᖓᔪᐊᓗ, ᑎᓄᔭᕐᕕᐅᑉ ᐃᑭᐊᓂ ᕿᑭᖅᑕᐃᑦ ᖃᓂᒋᔭᖓᓂ, ᒪᐃ 30, 2007-ᒥ.         Caroline Arragutainaq Sanikiluaq Annabelle holding...

February 19 – On-the-Land Contest

Winner: Lars Nielsen Qaqqaq Baker Lake I went caribou hunting west of Baker Lake in November with Susan Toolooktook. It was a warm day with flurries. We saw fresh wolf tracks and drove over a few...

February 5 – On-the-Land Contest

Winner: Sasha Hickes Baker Lake Here's my son, who has been away for hockey, now into his fourth year. He goes out hunting when he comes back home. I took him out hunting to catch his...

January 29 – On-the-Land Contest

Winner: Kennedy Sigurdson Rankin Inlet "We didn’t know the seal was pregnant. Caught on Oct. 28, 2017. "When my dad went polar bear hunting they only saw and female and a cub so they left them and...

January 8 – On-the-Land Contest

Winner: Chelsea Tatty Rankin Inlet My panik Haley Tatty playing in the sand while tuktu migrate in the background. This picture was taken in mid-July 2017. ᓯᐊᓪᓯ ᑖᑎ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ ᐸᓂᒐ ᕼᐃᓕ ᑖᑎ ᑐᐊᐸᖕᒥ ᐱᖑᐊᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᑐᓄᐊᓂ ᑖᕙ ᑐᒃᑐᐃᑦ ᑕᑯᒃᓴᐅᔪᑦ ᐃᖏᕐᕋᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ...

March 12 – On-the-Land Contest

Winner: Marie Naqitarvik Arctic Bay Arctic Bay, spring of 2017. ᒧᕇ ᓇᕿᑦᑕᕐᕕᒃ ᐃᒃᐱᐊᕐᔪᖕᒥᐅᖅ ᐃᒃᐱᐊᕐᔪᖕᒥ, ᐅᐱᕐᖔᒃᑯᑦ 2017-ᒥ.             Paul Kabloona Baker Lake We witness the annual caribou migration that pass by across the lake every summer in July. ᐸᓪ ᖃᓪᓗᓇᖅ ᖃᒪᓂ’ᑐᐊᒥᐅᖅ ᑕᑯᔭᖅᑐᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᒐᑦᑕ ᐊᕐᕋᒍᑕᒫᑦ ᑐᒃᑐᐃᑦ ᑕᓯᒃᑯᑦ ᐃᑳᕐᕕᒋᖃᑦᑕᖅᑕᖓᒎᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᐊᐅᔭᖅ...

May 28 – On-the-Land Contest

WINNER: Bridgette Aulatjut Arviat Summer 2017 – while trying to catch a bigger fish than my husband, I caught this fish south of Arviat. ᐊᑭᓯᔪᖅ: ᐳᕆᔾᔨᑦ ᐊᐅᓚᔪᖅ ᐊᕐᕕᐊᒥᐅᖅ ᐊᐅᔭᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ 2017-ᒥ - ᐃᖃᓗᒐᓱᒋᐊᖅᓯᒪᑎᓪᓗᑕ ᐊᖏᓂᖅᓴᒥᒃ ᐊᐃᑉᐸᓐᓂᑦ ᐱᖅᑳᕋᓱᐊᓚᐅᕋᒪ, ᐆᒥᖓᖔᕐᓕ ᐃᖃᓗᓚᐅᖅᑐᖓ ᐊᕐᕕᐊᑦ ᓂᒡᒋᖔᖓᓂᑦ.               Isabell Mickiyuk Sanikiluaq ‘Qunirutsiuk’ collecting eider...

April 16 – On-the-Land Contest

Winner: Jessica Tinashlu Naujaat 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...

May 21 – On-the-Land Contest

WINNER: 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...

March 19 – On-the-Land Contest

Winner: Elijah Takkiruq‎ Gjoa Haven My daughter Olivia Takkiruq, Gjoa Haven. ᐃᓚᐃᔾᔭ ᑕᒃᑭᕈᖅ ᐅᕐᓱᖅᑑᒥᐅᖅ ᐸᓂᑯᓗᒐ ᐅᓕᕕᐊ ᑕᒃᑭᕈᖅ, ᐅᕐᓱᖅᑑᒥ.                         Runners-up: Jeeteeta Merkosak Pond Inlet Five years ago. ᔨᑏᑕ ᒥᖅᑯᓵᖅ ᒥᑦᑎᒪᑕᓕᖕᒥᐅᖅ ᐅᑭᐅᖑᓚᐅᖅᑐᓂ ᑕᓪᓕᒪᓂ.           Joseph Aupaluktuq‎ Baker Lake Baker Lake sunset. ᔫᓯᐱ ᐊᐅᐸᓗᒃᑐᖅ ᖃᒪᓂ’ᑐᐊᒥᐅᖅ ᖃᒪᓂ’ᑐᐊᒥ ᓯᕿᓂᖅ ᓂᐱᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ.     Maggie D Jones Kingmeatok Rankin Inlet Our mother meets her biological...

January 15 – On-the-Land Contest

Winner: Lindsay Kidlapik Arviat "Peyton Nicole, age 5. Enjoying the nice weather on May 14, 2017 while ice fishing. She was very excited to camp out on the land in a tent for the first time...

May 7 – On-the-Land Contest

WINNER: Kayleen Emiktowt Coral Harbour A photo taken at the perfect time during a thunderstorm just outside of Coral Harbour in June 2014. ᐊᑭᓯᔪᖅ: ᑲᐃᓖᓐ ᐃᒥᖅᑕᐅᑦ ᓴᓪᓕᕐᒥᐅᖅ ᐅᓇ ᐊᔾᔨᓕᐅᖅᑕᐅᔪᕕᓂᖅ ᓈᒻᒪᓈᖅᓯᑦᑎᐊᖅᖢᓂ ᑕᒪᑐᒪᓂ ᓯᓚ ᐃᑦᑐᒃᑐᐊᓘᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᓴᓪᓕᐅᑉ ᓯᓚᑖᓂ ᔫᓐ 2014-ᒥ.       Emma Iviuq Baker Lake My 80-year-old mother...

April 9 – On-the-Land Contest

WINNER: Eliza Naomi Eetoolook Taloyoak Kanovak Eetoolook playing with Arctic char dry fish outside of Taloyoak, 2012/13. ᐊᑭᓯᔪᖅ: ᐃᓖᓴ ᓇᔪᒥ ᐃᑦᑐᓗᒃ ᑕᓗᕐᔪᐊᕐᒥᐅᖅ ᑲᓄᕙᒃ ᐃᑦᑐᓗᒃ ᐱᖑᐊᕈᓯᖃᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᓂᕿᒥᓂᒃ ᐱᑦᓯᒥᒃ ᑕᓗᕐᔪᐊᑉ ᓯᓚᑖᓂ ᑕᖕᒪᖅᓯᒪᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ 2012/13-ᒥ.                 Joanna Napaqtulaaq Ningeocheak Coral Harbour Andrew-John Ningeocheak, 2014. ᔪᐊᓇ ᓇᐹᖅᑐᓛᖅ ᓂᖏᐅᑦᓯᐊᖅ ᓴᓪᓕᕐᒥᐅᖅ ᐋᓐᑐᕉ-ᔮᓐ ᓂᖏᐅᑦᓯᐊᖅ,...
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