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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!

2801Darlene Aiyout_WINNER Darlene Aiyout Taloyoak Igloo outside our cabin with colourful northern lights taken this past weekend.

January 28 – On-the-Land Contest

WINNER: Darlene Aiyout Taloyoak Igloo outside our cabin with colourful northern lights, taken this past weekend. ᑖᓖᓐ ᐊᐃᔭᐅᑦ ᑕᓗᕐᔪᐊᖅ ᐃᒡᓗᕕᒐᖅ ᐃᒡᓗᕋᓛᑦᑕ ᓯᓚᑖᓂ ᑕᖅᓴᖃᐅᑦᑎᐊᖅᑐᓂ ᐊᖅᓴᕐᓂᓂᑦ, ᐊᔾᔨᓕᐅᖅᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐅᑉ ᓄᙳᐊᓂᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ.               Cathryn Epp Cambridge Bay Myself, ice fishing July 2, 2018. ᑲᑕᕆᓐ ᐃᑉ ᐃᖃᓗᒃᑑᑦᑎᐊᖅ ᐅᕙᖓ, ᓯᑯᒃᑯᑦ ᐃᖃᓪᓕᐊᖅᖢᖓ ᔪᓚᐃ...

May 14 – On-the-Land Contest

WINNER: Roger Alivaktuk Pangnirtung 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. ᐊᑭᓯᔪᖅ: ᕌᔪ ᐊᓕᕙᑕᖅ ᐸᖕᓂᖅᑑᒥᐅᖅ ᐅᓇ ᐊᔾᔨᓕᐅᖅᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ 2015-ᒥ. ᐃᕐᓂᒪ ᕿᒻᒥᐊ...

July 30 – On-the-Land Contest

Winner: 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. Lianne Qimippiarju Qikiqtarjuaq Alex and Jomie Nookiguak sitting on a...
1012Eliza Naomi Eetoolook_WINNER Eliza Naomi Eetoolook Taloyoak Me and my common-law out fishing in Tigluarvik after freeze up.

December 10 – On-the-Land Contest

WINNER: Eliza Naomi Eetoolook Taloyoak Me and my common-law out fishing in Tigluarvik after freeze up. ᓵᓚᒃᓴᖅᑐᖅ: ᐃᓚᐃᓴ ᓇᐃᐆᒥ ᐃᑦᑐᓗᒃ ᑕᓗᕐᔪᐊᖅ ᐅᕙᖓᓗ ᐊᐃᑉᐸᕋᓗ ᐃᖃᓪᓕᐊᖅᖢᑕ ᑎᒡᓗᐊᕐᕕᖕᒥ ᕿᕿᑎᓪᓗᒍ.               Jamie Panipak Clyde River Last summer narwhal hunting. ᔭᐃᒥ ᐸᓂᒃᐸᒃ ᑲᖏᖅᖢᒑᐱᒃ ᐊᐅᔭᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ ᐊᓪᓚᙳᐊᓂ ᕿᓚᓗᒐᕋᓱᒃᑎᓪᓗᑕ.   Peter Adjuk Arviat Curious mother and her cub. October 2018,...
1102Peter Aqqaq_WINNER Peter Aqqaq Taloyoak Wayne Aiyout letting loose an arrow towards caribou. Photo taken near Taloyoak, August 2015.

February 11 – On-the-Land Contest

WINNER: Peter Aqqaq Taloyoak Wayne Aiyout letting loose an arrow towards caribou. Photo taken near Taloyoak, August 2015. ᓵᓚᒃᓴᖅᑐᖅ: ᐲᑕ ᐊᖅᑲᖅ ᑕᓗᕐᔪᐊᖅ ᐅᐊᐃᓐ ᐊᐃᔭᐅᑦ ᖄᕐᔪᖕᒥ ᓴᖅᑯᐃᔪᖅ ᑐᒃᑐᒧᑦ. ᐊᔾᔨᓕᐅᖅᑕᐅᔪᖅ ᑕᓗᕐᔪᐊᖅᑉ ᖃᓂᒋᔭᖓᓂ ᐋᒍᔅᑎ 2015.       Candice Kabloona Baker Lake Candice Kabloona with her catch with billions of...
1211Sal Kanayuk_WINNER Sal Kanayuk Pangnirtung Friday Oct. 26, sunset in Pangnirtung.

November 12 – On-the-Land Contest

WINNER: Sal Kanayuk Pangnirtung Friday, October 26, sunset in Pangnirtung. ᓯᐊᓪ ᑲᓇᔪᖅ ᐸᖕᓂᖅᑑᖅ ᐅᓪᓗᑐᐃᓐᓇᖅ, ᐅᒃᑐᐱᕆ 26, ᓯᕿᓂᖅ ᐊᑦᑎᒃᓯᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐸᖕᓂᖅᑑᒥ.             Ayla Marie Kavik-Mickiyuk Sanikiluaq We were five people in our house 65 miles out of town, my dog was barking for over 10 minutes...

April 2 – On-the-Land Contest

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. ᐊᑭᓯᔪᖅ: ᕕᒃᑑᕆᐊ ᐃᓄᐊᕋᖅ ᒥᑦᑎᒪᑕᓕᖕᒥᐅᖅ ᐅᓇ ᐊᓂᑯᓗᒐ, ᓖ ᐃᓄᐊᕋᖅ, ᖃᒧᑎᒥᒃ ᐅᓯᐅᖅᑲᐃᔪᖅ ᐅᑎᕐᓂᐊᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᑕ ᒥᑦᑎᒪᑕᓕᖕᒧᑦ ᓴᓐᓂᕈᑎᓂ...

June 25 – On-the-Land Contest

WINNER: Nina Qangoinuk Naujaat 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. ᓃᓇ ᖃᖑᐊᓐᓄᒃ ᓇᐅᔮᒥᐅᖅ ᐅᓇ ᐊᔾᔨᓕᐅᖅᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᓇᐅᔮᒥᐅᑦ ᖃᓂᒋᔭᖓᓂ 2016-ᒥ. ᐅᔪᕈᒐ...

April 30 – On-the-Land Contest

Winner: Kuni Nungaq Inukjuak I took this photo inside look of a huge igluvigak back in 2014 in Inukjuak. ᐊᑭᓯᔪᖅ: ᑯᓂ ᓄᓐᖓᖅ ᐃᓄᒃᔪᐊᕐᒥᐅᖅ ᐅᓇ ᐊᔾᔨᓕᐅᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᔭᕋ ᐃᓗᐊᓂ ᓴᓇᔭᐅᓚᐅᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐊᖏᔪᐊᒃᒥᒃ ᐃᒡᓗᕕᒐᕐᒥᒃ ᖃᒡᒋᓕᐅᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ 2014-ᒥ ᐃᓄᒃᔪᐊᒥ.               Runners-up: Mary Mina Inukjuak Two-year-old Lymekie having too much fun playing...

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...
1401Jessie Malliki _WINNER Jessie Malliki Naujaat My dad Paul Malliki's caribou antlers Christmas tree in Naujaat.

January 14 – On-the-Land Contest

WINNER: Jessie Malliki Naujaat My dad Paul Malliki's caribou antler Christmas tree in Naujaat. ᓵᓚᒃᓴᖅᑐᖅ: ᔭᓯ ᒪᓕᑭ ᓇᐅᔮᑦ ᐊᑖᑕᒪ ᐹᓪ ᒪᓕᑭᐅᑉ ᑐᒃᑐᒥ ᓇᒡᔪᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᖁᕕᐊᓱᒡᕕᖕᒥ ᓇᐹᖅᑐᖓ ᓇᐅᔮᓂᑦ.                       Aquila Kiviaq Attungala Baker Lake Full moon, moon-dog, and moonlight reflecting off the ice in Baker Lake. ᐊᑯᐃᓛ ᑭᕕᐅᖅ...
1712Laura Annie_WINNER Laura Annie Qikiqtarjuaq This photo was taken September 2, 2018, berry picking for the weekend south of Qikiqtarjuaq called Mattaa Fiord.

December 17 – On-the-Land Contest

WINNER: Laura Annie Qikiqtarjuaq Sept. 2, 2018, berry picking for the weekend south of Qikiqtarjuaq at Mattaa Fiord. ᓵᓚᒃᓴᖅᑐᖅ: ᓗᐊᕋ ᐋᓂ ᕿᑭᖅᑕᕐᔪᐊᖅ ᓯᑎᐱᕆ 2, 2018, ᓄᓇᕕᒋᐊᖅᓯᒪᔪᑦ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐅᑉ ᓄᙳᐊᓂ ᓂᒋᖓᓂ ᕿᑭᖅᑕᕐᔪᐊᒥ ᒪᑦᑕ ᑲᖏᖅᓱᖓᓂ.         Craig Nanordluk Naujaat This was in September, that's me driving, along with...

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...

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...

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...

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...

July 23 – On-the-Land Contest

WINNER: Tammy Pauloosie Taloyoak My daughter Misty mini water skipping with her 120. Taloyoak, June 2017. ᓵᓚᖃᖅᑐᑦ: ᑖᒥ ᐸᐅᓗᓯ ᑕᓗᕐᔪᐊᖅ ᐸᓂᒐ ᒥᔅᑎ ᐃᒪᐅᑉ ᖄᖓᒎᖅᑎᑦᑎᔪᖅ 120-ᖓᓄᑦ. ᑕᓗᕐᔪᐊᖅ, ᔫᓂ 2017.               Cecile Panika Whale Cove Gordon Panika had just the right timing to take this picture of...

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...

July 9 – On-the-Land Contest

WINNER: Ramona Totalik Gjoa Haven This year, seal hunting weekend, my son Justin caught his first baby seal with a harpoon. ᓵᓚᓴᖅᑎ: ᕋᒨᓇ ᑑᑕᓕᒃ ᐅᓱᖅᑑᖅ ᑕᒪᑐᒪᓂ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᒥ, ᓇᑦᑎᕋᓱᖕᓇᐅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐅᑉ ᓄᙳᐊᓂ, ᐃᕐᓂᕋ ᔭᔅᑕᓐ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐹᒥ ᓇᑦᑎᐊᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᐅᓈᕐᒧᑦ.               Chelsea Sammurtok Rankin Inlet As I was going for...

August 6 – On-the-Land Contest

WINNER: Sereena Nattuk Curley Hall Beach Teamwork is the way. Guys preparing walrus meat to ferment near Hall Beach. ᓵᓚᒃᓴᖅᑐᖅ: ᓯᕇᓇ ᓇᑐᒃ ᑰᓕ ᓴᓂᕋᔭᒃ ᑲᑎᙵᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᐱᓕᕆᖃᑎᒌᒃᑐᑦ ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇᐅᕗᖅ. ᐊᖑᑏᑦ ᐸᕐᓇᐃᔪᑦ ᐊᐃᕕᐅᑉ ᓂᕿᖓᓐᓂ ᐃᒍᓇᖅᓯᖅᑕᐅᓂᐊᖅᑐᓂ ᓴᓂᕋᔭᐅᑉ ᖃᓂᒋᔭᖓᓂ. Simon Akearok Curley Hall Beach Went caribou hunting March 30,...
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