Winner: Victoria Inuarak
My brother, Lee Inuarak, getting the dog sled ready to go back to Pond Inlet from Sanniru (Button Point), March 2014.
ᐊᑭᓯᔪᖅ: ᕕᒃᑑᕆᐊ ᐃᓄᐊᕋᖅ
ᐅᓇ ᐊᓂᑯᓗᒐ, ᓖ ᐃᓄᐊᕋᖅ, ᖃᒧᑎᒥᒃ ᐅᓯᐅᖅᑲᐃᔪᖅ ᐅᑎᕐᓂᐊᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᑕ ᒥᑦᑎᒪᑕᓕᖕᒧᑦ ᓴᓐᓂᕈᑎᓂ (Button Point), ᒫᔨ 2014-ᒥ.
Baby bear and mama bear checking my dad and his friends out. My dad’s friend flew him to his cabin in the summer on a float plane. We travel to the camp only in the wintertime by snowmobile. Cabin is in Abernathy Bay, north of Taloyoak.
ᓇᓄᐊᕋᖅ ᐅᓇ ᐊᓈᓇᖓᓗ ᑕᐅᑐᒃᑐᑦ ᐊᑖᑕᓐᓂᒃ ᐃᓚᓐᓈᖓᓂᒃᓗ. ᐊᑖᑕᒪ ᐃᓚᓐᓈᖓᓗ ᖃᖓᑕᓱᒃᑯᑦ ᐃᒡᓗᕋᓛᖓᓄᖓᐅᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᐊᐅᔭᐅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐳᒃᑕᐅᑎᓕᖕᒥᒃ ᖃᖓᑕᓲᖅᖢᑎᒃ. ᓄᓇᓕᕋᓛᑦᑎᓐᓅᓲᖑᒐᓗᐊᕋᑦᑕᓕ ᐅᑭᐅᒃᑯᑦ ᖃᒧᑕᐅᔭᒃᑯᑦ. ᐃᒡᓗᕋᓛᖃᕋᑦᑕ ᐋᐳᓈᑎ ᑲᖏᖅᖢᖓᓂ, ᑕᓗᕐᔪᐊᑉ ᑕᕐᕋᖔᖓᓂ.
That was a beautiful July afternoon and I shot three whales from the shore near Coral Harbour.
ᑕᐃᓱᒪᓂ ᐅᓪᓗᑦᑎᐊᕚᓘᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᔪᓚᐃᒥ ᐅᓐᓄᒃᓴᒃᑯᑦ ᐱᖓᓱᓂᒃ ᕿᓚᓗᒐᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᒐᒪ ᓴᓪᓕᒥᐅᑦ ᓯᒡᔭᖓᓂᑦ.
This siksik kept coming around and one day Irise decide to just lay there with some bread and it came to her and she fed it. This is outside of Whale Cove two years ago.
ᐅᓇ ᓯᒃᓯᑯᓗᒃ ᖃᐃᖏᓐᓇᖃᑦᑕᓚᐅᕐᒪᑦ ᐊᓱᐃᓛᒃ ᐅᓪᓘᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐊᐃᐅᕆᔅ ᐹᒻᒪᖓᓪᓗᓂ ᒪᓂᕋᒥ ᐸᓚᐅᒑᕐᒥᒃ ᑎᒍᒥᐊᖅᖢᓂ ᐊᒡᒐᖓᓂᑦ ᓂᕆᑎᓕᓚᐅᖅᑕᖓ. ᐅᓇ ᓯᓚᑎᑦᑎᐊᖓᓂ ᑎᑭᕋᕐᔪᐊᒥᐅᑦ ᐊᕐᕋᓂᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ ᐅᖓᑖᓂ.
Colton Nakahuk, March 15, 2017, three years old at the time. We’re cheering on his dad Leo Ameralik Sr and my little brother Nathan Pauloosie who are over in Fort Smith for AWG. Whoohoo!
ᑯᓪᑕᓐ ᓇᑲᓱᒃ, ᒫᔨ 15, 2017-ᒥ, ᐱᖓᓱᓂᒃ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᖃᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᓱᓕ ᑕᐃᓱᒪᓂ. ᐃᑲᔪᖅᓴᖅᖢᑕ ᐃᕆᐊᓚᑲᑕᒃᑎᓪᓗᑕ ᐊᑖᑕᑦᑎᓐᓄᑦ ᓕᐅ ᐊᒥᕋᓕᒃᒧᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐊᓂᑯᓗᒐ ᓃᑕᓐ ᐸᐅᓗᓯ ᒫᓐᓇᓕ ᕗᐊᓯᒥᒦᓕᖅᑐᑦ ᐅᑭᐅᒃᑯᑦ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥᐅᑦ ᐱᖑᐊᕕᒃᔪᐊᖓᓂ. ᐊᓕᐊᓇᐃᕌᓗᒃ!