WINNER:
Gregory Ningeocheak
Coral Harbour
Bearded seal going for air at its breathing hole, outside Coral Harbour.

ᓵᓚᒃᓴᖅᑐᖅ:
ᒍᕋᒍᕆ ᓂᖏᐅᑦᓯᐊᖅ
ᓴᓪᓕᑦ
ᐅᒡᔪᒃ ᐊᓂᖅᓵᕆᐊᖅᑐᖅᑐᖅ ᐊᒡᓗᖓᓂ, ᓴᓪᓖᑦ ᓯᓚᑖᓂ.

 

 

 

Patricia Mablik
Naujaat
Travelling to Naujaat in tuktu atajuq, spring 2018. Photo taken by Rhoda Nasalik.

ᐸᑐᕆᓯᐊᑦ ᒪᑉᓕᒃ
ᓇᐅᔮᑦ
ᐊᐅᓪᓛᖅᑐᑦ ᓇᐅᔮᓄᑦ ᑐᒃᑐ ᐊᑕᔪᖅᓯᒪᓪᓗᓂ, ᐅᐱᕐᙶᖅ 2018. ᐊᔾᔨᓕᐅᖅᑕᐅᔪᖅ ᕉᑕ ᓇᓴᓕᖕᒧᑦ.

 

 

Peter Tik Kunilusie
Kimmirut
This was in back home in Kimmirut, August 2015, when I shot a caribou and had to carry the carcass back to the boat.

ᐲᑕ ᑎᒃ ᑰᓂᓘᓯ
ᑭᒻᒥᕈᑦ
ᐅᓇ ᐊᖏᕐᕋᓐᓂ ᑭᒻᒥᕈᒻᒥ, ᐋᒍᔅᑎ 2015, ᖁᑭᖅᓯᑎᓪᓗᖓ ᑐᒃᑐᒥ ᐊᒻᒪ ᓇᖕᒪᕆᐊᖃᓚᐅᖅᐸᕋ ᐅᑎᒧᑦ ᐅᒥᐊᕐᒧᑦ.

 

John Bryan Idlout
Taloyoak
Out on the land in Thom Bay, outside of Taloyoak, we got five narwhals in one boat. Left to right, my cousin’s husband Richard Alookee, her son-in-law Dennis Jordan Lyall in the middle and myself with the one tusk.

ᔮᓐ ᐳᕋᐃᔭᓐ ᐃᓪᓚᐅᑦ
ᑕᓗᕐᔪᐊᖅ
ᓄᓇᒥᑦ ᐃᑐᐊᑕᕐᕕᖕᒥ, ᑕᓗᕐᔪᐊᑉ ᓯᓚᑖᓂ, ᑕᓪᓕᒪᓂ ᐊᓪᓚᙳᐊᓂ ᕿᓚᓗᒐᓚᐅᖅᐳᒍᑦ ᐊᑕᐅᓯᕐᒥ ᐅᒥᐊᒃᑯᑦ. ᓴᐅᒥᖕᒥ ᑕᓕᖅᐱᖕᒧᑦ, ᐃᓪᓗᕐᒪ ᐅᐃᖓ ᕆᔅᓱᑎ ᐊᓗᑭ, ᓂᖓᐅᖓ ᑖᓂᔅ ᔪᐊᑕᓐ ᓚᐃᔪᓪ ᕿᑎᐊᓂ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐅᕙᖓ ᐊᑕᐅᓯᕐᒥ ᑐᒑᒥᒃ.

 

Vera Angidlik
Baker Lake
This is a picture from last spring, Ellie-Anna who caught her first fish with her dad at White Hill located in Baker Lake.

ᕕᐊᕋ ᐊᖏᓪᓕᒃ
ᖃᒪᓂᑦᑐᐊᖅ
ᐅᓇ ᐊᔾᔨᓕᐅᖅᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᐅᐱᕐᙶᖑᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ, ᐃᓕ-ᐋᓇ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐹᖓᓂ ᐃᖃᓗᓚᐅᖅᑕᒥᓂ ᐊᑖᑕᒥᓂ ᐱᖃᑎᖃᖅᖢᓂ White Hill-ᒥ ᐃᓂᖃᖅᑐᒥ ᖃᒪᓂᑦᑐᐊᕐᒥ.

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Casey Lessard

Editor of Nunavut News since 2016, 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...