February 11 – On-the-Land Contest

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WINNER:
Peter Aqqaq
1102Peter Aqqaq_WINNER Peter Aqqaq Taloyoak Wayne Aiyout letting loose an arrow towards caribou. Photo taken near Taloyoak, August 2015.
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.

 

 

 

1102Candice Kabloona Candice Kabloona Baker Lake Candice Kabloona with her catch with billions of mosquitoes south of Baker Lake ... walking to the boat, girls know how to hunt too!Candice Kabloona
Baker Lake
Candice Kabloona with her catch with billions of mosquitoes south of Baker Lake … walking to the boat, girls know how to hunt, too!

ᑳᓐᑎᔅ ᖃᑉᓗᓈ
ᖃᒪᓂᑦᑐᐊᖅ
ᑳᓐᑎᔅ ᖃᑉᓗᓈ ᐱᔭᒥᓂᓪᓗ ᐊᒥᓱᕐᔪᐊᕌᓗᖕᓂ ᕿᒃᑐᕆᐊᖃᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᖃᒪᓂᑦᑐᐊᑉ ᓂᒋᖓᓐᓂ … ᐅᒥᐊᕐᔪᑦ ᐱᓱᒃᖢᑎᒃ, ᐊᕐᓇᐃᑦ ᐊᖑᓇᓱᒍᓐᓇᕐᒥᔪᑦᑕᐅᖅ!

 

1102Emma Atagoota Emma Atagoota Pond Inlet My daughter Bethany sitting on top of a rock waiting to see my parents after they went seal hunting in Pond Inlet.Emma Atagoota
Pond Inlet
My daughter Bethany sitting on top of a rock waiting to see my parents after they went seal hunting in Pond Inlet.

ᐃᒪ ᐊᑕᒍᑦᑕᒃ
ᒥᑦᑎᒪᑕᓕᒃ
ᐸᓂᒐ ᐸᑕᓂ ᐃᒃᓯᕚᖅᑐᖅ ᐅᔭᕋᓱᒡᔪᒥ ᐅᑕᖅᑭᓪᓗᓂ ᐊᖓᔪᖅᑳᓐᓂᑦ ᑕᑯᓂᐊᕐᓂᖓᓂ ᓇᑦᑎᕋᓱᒋᐊᓚᐅᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᒥᑦᑎᒪᑕᓕᖕᒥ.

1102Scott Qiyuk Scott Qiyuk Baker Lake I’ve seen many wolves in my lifetime of hunting, but never caught any of them, but this one was taking our caribou meat so I had to shoot it down. My parents Silas and Mariam Qiyuk who lived a nomadic life had to shoot and catch a wolf in order to survive, which is the reason I had never caught a wolf before to show my gratitude toward the animal, I once heard of the same story about not wanting to catch a certain animal but he thought, “if I catch it their spirit will finally eat!” So, in that same thought I caught this wolf so my parents spirit could finally eat!Scott Qiyuk
Baker Lake
I’ve seen many wolves in my lifetime of hunting, but never caught any of them, but this one was taking our caribou meat so I had to shoot it down. My parents Silas and Mariam Qiyuk, who lived a nomadic life, had to shoot and catch a wolf in order to survive, which is the reason I had never caught a wolf before to show my gratitude toward the animal. I once heard of the same story about not wanting to catch a certain animal but he thought, “if I catch it their spirit will finally eat!” So, in that same thought I caught this wolf so my parents’ spirit could finally eat!

ᔅᑳᑦ ᕿᔪᒃ
ᖃᒪᓂᑦᑐᐊᖅ
ᐊᒥᓱᓂ ᐊᒪᕈᕐᓂ ᑕᑯᓯᒪᕗᖓ ᐃᓅᓯᓐᓂ ᐊᖑᓇᓱᖃᑦᑕᕐᓂᕐᓂᑦ, ᑭᓯᐊᓂ ᐱᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᙱᓚᖓ, ᑭᓯᐊᓂ ᐅᓇ ᑐᒃᑐᖁᑎᑦᑎᓐᓂ ᐲᓐᓇᓚᐅᕐᒪᑦ ᑕᐃᒫᒃ ᖁᑭᕆᐊᖃᓚᐅᖅᐸᕋ. ᐊᖓᔪᖅᑳᒃᑲ ᓴᐃᓚᔅ ᐊᒻᒪ ᒥᐅᕆᐊᒻ ᕿᔪᒃ, ᐊᐅᓪᓛᖏᓐᓇᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᐃᓅᓯᖃᓚᐅᖅᑐᓂ, ᖁᑭᖅᓯᔭᕆᐊᖃᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᕗᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐱᓗᑎᒃ ᐊᒪᕈᕐᒥ ᐆᒪᔪᓐᓇᖁᓪᓗᒋᑦ, ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᓯᕗᓂᐊᓂ ᐊᒪᕈᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᙱᓚᖓ ᑕᑯᒃᓴᐅᑎᑦᑎᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᖁᔭᓕᓂᓐᓂ ᐆᒪᔪᕐᒧᑦ. ᐊᑕᐅᓯᐊᖅᖢᖓ ᑐᓴᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᕗᖓ ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇᑦᑕᐃᓐᓇᖅ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᖑᔪᒥ ᐱᔪᒪᙱᖦᖢᓂ ᖃᓄᐃᑦᑑᔪᒥᒃ ᐆᒪᔪᒥᒃ ᑭᓯᐊᓂ ᐃᓱᒪᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ, “ᐱᒍᒃᑯ ᑕᕐᓂᖓ ᓂᕆᔪᓐᓇᖅᓯᑕᐃᓐᓇᕐᓂᐊᖅᐳᖅ!” ᑕᐃᒫᒃ, ᑕᐃᑲᓂᑦᑕᐃᓐᓇᖅ ᐃᓱᒪᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᐱᓚᐅᖅᐸᕋ ᐊᒪᕈᖅ ᐊᖓᔪᖅᑳᒪ ᑕᕐᓂᖓᑦ ᓂᕆᔪᓐᓇᕐᓂᐊᕐᒪᑕ!

1102Zacharie John Akkuardjuk Zacharie John Akkuardjuk Naujaat Here is my little brother Nathaniel Joe Akkuardjuk with his first bearded seal back in August of 2015, outside of Naujaat.Zacharie John Akkuardjuk
Naujaat
Here is my little brother Nathaniel Joe Akkuardjuk with his first bearded seal back in August of 2015, outside of Naujaat.

ᓵᑯᕆ ᔮᓐ ᐊᒃᑯᐊᕐᔪᒃ
ᓇᐅᔮᑦ
ᐅᓇ ᓄᑲᑯᓗᒐ ᓇᑖᓂᐅᓪ ᔫ ᐊᒃᑯᐊᕐᔪᒃ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐹᖓᓂ ᐅᒡᔪᒃᑕᒥᓂᑦ ᐋᒍᔅᑎ 2015,-ᖑᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᓇᐅᔮᑦ ᓯᓚᑖᓂ.

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Casey has worked in journalism for more than 20 years, and with Nunavut News since 2011. His work has taken him across the North: to every community in Nunavut's Qikiqtani and Kivalliq regions; to Yellowknife, NWT; to Whitehorse, Yukon, for the 2012 Arctic Winter Games; and to Fairbanks, Alaska, for the 2014 Arctic Winter Games. Casey is the two-time recipient of Canada's top national award for community newspaper reporting, most recently in 2015 for his work covering Iqaluit's dump fire. He was the project developer for NNSL's 2016 Arctic Winter Games website and app, which won regional honours for best online project. His editorial criticizing the GN's approach to bilingual education was named best in Canada in 2018.