Hunters in Coral Harbour still practising a traditional method using only a harpoon. John Nakoolak caught this female bearded seal. Southampton Island or Coral Harbour, Jan. 30.
ᐊᖑᓇᓱᒃᑎᑦ ᓴᓪᓕᓂᑦ ᓱᓕ ᐊᑐᓲᖑᕗᑦ ᐱᖅᑯᓯᑐᖃᖅᑎᒍᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᔾᔪᓯᐅᔪᒥ ᐊᑐᑐᐃᓐᓇᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᐅᓇᕐᒥ. ᔮᓐ ᓇᑯᓛᒃ ᐱᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᐆᒥᖓ ᐊᕐᓇᓗᑲᕐᒥ ᐅᒡᔪᖕᒥ. ᓴᓪᓖᑦ ᕿᑭᖅᑕᖓᓂ ᐅᕝᕙᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᓴᓪᓖᑦ, ᔭᓄᐊᕆ 30-ᒥ.
Seal hunting outside of Taloyoak!
ᓇᑦᑎᕋᓱᒃᑐᑦ ᑕᓗᕐᔪᐊᑉ ᓯᓚᑖᓂ!
Joseph Kopak at the floe edge, June 29, 2018, when he caught the narwhal.
ᔫᓯᐱ ᑯᐸᒃ ᓯᓈᓂ, ᔫᓂ 29, 2018, ᐱᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐊᓪᓚᙳᐊᒥ ᕿᓚᓗᒐᕐᒥ.
Helen Sikkuark Niptayok
This was summer of 2018 Janelle, Jeffrey and Lisa Niptayok. Behind them is their dad’s catch in the water.
ᕼᐊᓚᓐ ᓯᒃᑯᐊᑦ ᓂᑉᑕᔪᒃ
ᐅᓇ ᐊᐅᔭᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ 2018-ᒥ ᔭᓂᐅᓪ, ᔭᕗᕆ ᐊᒻᒪᓖᓴ ᓂᑉᑕᔪᒃ. ᑐᓄᐊᓂ ᐊᑖᑕᖓᑕ ᐱᔭᖓᓐᓂ ᐃᒪᕐᒦᑦᑐᒥ.
This is Waylon Qavvik with his catch in 2011.
ᐅᓇ ᐅᐊᐃᓕᓐ ᖃᕝᕕᒃ ᐱᓚᐅᖅᑕᒥᓂᑦ 2011-ᒥ.