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Amazing on the land stories

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!

2409Kelly Alikatuktuk_WINNER Kelly Alikatuktuk Qikiqtarjuaq Aug. 18, Qikiqtarjuaq, Nunavut.

September 24 – On-the-Land Contest

WINNER Kelly Alikatuktuk Qikiqtarjuaq August 18, Qikiqtarjuaq. ᓵᓚᒃᓴᖅᑐᖅ ᑲᓕ ᐊᓕᑲᑐᖅᑐᖅ ᕿᑭᖅᑕᕐᔪᐊᖅ ᐋᒍᔅᑎ 18, ᕿᑭᖅᑕᕐᔪᐊᖅ.             Cheryl Taptuna Kugluktuk Jaden Taptuna using a pellet gun, saying he’s getting the biggest caribou. He is four years old. ᓯᐊᕈᓪ ᑕᑉᑑᓇ ᖁᕐᓗᖅᑐᖅ ᔭᐊᐃᑕᓐ ᑕᑉᑑᓇ ᐊᑐᖅᑐᖅ ᐳᓪᓚᓕᖕᒥ ᖁᑭᐅᑎᙳᐊᒥᒪ ᐅᖃᖅᖢᓂ ᐊᖏᓛᖑᔪᓂ ᑐᒃᑐᑲᑕᒃᑐᖅ. ᑎᓴᒪᓂ ᐅᑭᐅᓕᒃ.                 Molly...
1709Nazareth Kidlapik_WINNER Nazareth Kidlapik Naujaat This photo was taken last year Aug. 17, 2017, near Naujaat, NU. Photo by Starr Evalak.

September 17 – On-the-Land Contest

WINNER: Nazareth Kidlapik Naujaat This photo was taken last year August 17, 2017, near Naujaat. Photo by Starr Evalak. ᓵᓚᒃᓴᖅᑐᖅ: ᓈᓱᕆᑦ ᑭᓪᓛᐱᒃ ᓇᐅᔮᑦ ᐅᓇ ᐊᔾᔨᓕᐅᖅᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᐊᕐᕌᓂ ᐋᒍᔅᑎ 17, 2017−ᒥ, ᓇᐅᔮᑦ ᖃᓂᒋᔭᖓᓂ. ᓯᑖᕐ ᐃᕙᓚᖕᒧᑦ ᐊᔾᔨᓕᐅᖅᑕᐅᔪᖅ.         Helen Sikkuark Niptayok Kugaaruk Pierre Niptayok (dad), Carol Inuksaq (daughter),...
1009Jessica Mucpa_WINNER Jessica Mucpa Pond Inlet Sunrise in Pond Inlet.

September 10 – On-the-Land Contest

WINNER Jessica Mucpa Pond Inlet Sunrise in Pond Inlet. ᓵᓚᒃᓴᖅᑐᖅ ᔭᓯᑲ ᒪᒃᐸ ᒥᑦᑎᒪᑕᓕᒃ ᓯᕿᓐᓂᖅ ᓴᖅᑭᑉᐸᓪᓕᐊᔪᖅ ᒥᑦᑎᒪᑕᓕᖕᒥ. Connor Koonoo Pond Inlet Pond Inlet on June 29, 2018. ᑳᓄᕐ ᑰᓄ ᒥᑦᑎᒪᑕᓕᒃ ᒥᑦᑎᒪᑕᓕᒃ ᔫᓂ 29, 2018−ᒥ.         Fiona Aglak Pond Inlet Marilyn amaatanga Robin from Pond Inlet. Aug. 23, 2018. ᕕᐅᓇ ᐊᒡᓚᒃ ᒥᑦᑎᒪᑕᓕᒃ ᒥᐊᕆᓕᓐ ᐊᒫᖅᑕᖓ ᕌᐱᓐ ᒥᑦᑎᒪᑕᓕᒃ....
WINNER 0309Julia Mickiyuk Julia Mickiyuk Sanikiluaq I captured this lighting just in time, it was about 2 years ago.

September 3 – On-the-Land Contest

WINNER Julia Mickiyuk Sanikiluaq I captured this lighting just in time, about two years ago. ᓵᓚᖃᖅᑎᐅᔪᖅ ᔪᓕᐊ ᒥᑭᔪᒃ ᓴᓂᑭᓗᐊᖅ ᐊᔾᔨᓕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑕᕋ ᐅᓇ ᑲᓪᓕᖅ ᓈᒻᒪᖅᑯᑦᑎᐊᖅᖢᒍ, ᐊᕐᕌᒍᑦ ᒪᕐᕈᐸᓘᓕᖅᑐᓂ ᐊᓂᒍᖅᑐᓂ.   Mimi Tucktoo Taloyoak Here is my daughter, Flower Tucktoo – four years old at the time, with her...

August 27 – On-the-Land Contest

WINNER Isabell Mickiyuk Sanikiluaq Beautiful water stream from Sanikiluaq. Summer time 2016 when we went out for a picnic. ᓵᓚᒃᓴᖅᑐᖅ ᐃᓴᐱᐅᓪ ᒥᑭᔪᒃ ᓴᓂᑭᓗᐊᖅ ᑲᔾᔮᕐᓇᖅᑐᖅ ᐃᒪᕐᒥ ᑰᖕᓂᐅᔪᖅ ᓴᓂᑭᓗᐊᕐᒥ. ᐊᐅᔭᖅ 2016−ᒥ ᓯᓚᒧᑦ ᓂᕆᔭᖅᑐᖅᓯᒪᑎᓪᓗᑕ.                       Philip Angotautok Naujaat These were taken on August 6 near Naujaat. ᕕᓕᑉ...

August 20 – On-the-Land Contest

WINNER: Eva P Gibbons Arviat This was July 27 at 9:15 a.m., Mr. and Mrs. Josey Sr. Gibbons on our way up the road, but ended up with 50+ caribou. WINNER: ᐄᕙ ᐲ. ᒋᐱᓐᔅ ᐊᕐᕕᐊᑦ ᐅᓇ ᔪᓚᐃ 27−ᒥᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ 9:15 ᐅᓪᓛᒃᑯᑦ,...

August 13 – On-the-Land Contest

WINNER: Donalda Malla Arviat Touch the rainbow, taste the rainbow! Photo by Michelle Malla, July 30, 2018. WINNER: ᑐᓈᓪᑕ ᒪᓚ ᐊᕐᕕᐊᑦ ᐊᒃᑐᕈᒃ ᐊᔭᒍᑕᖅ, ᐆᒡᓗᒍ ᐊᔭᒍᑕᖅ! ᐊᔾᔨᓕᐅᖅᑕᐅᔪᖅ ᒥᓯᐅᓪ ᒪᓚᒧᑦ, ᔪᓚᐃ 30, 2018.                       Sharon Krejunark Kugaaruk One of David Riley Krejunark's catch, harpooning the second...

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,...

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...

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...

July 16 – On-the-Land Contest

WINNER: Kublu Kublu Pond Inlet This photo was taken near Pond Inlet, June 29, 2018. Seal wouldn't go down so I took a selfie with it. ᑯᑉᓗ ᑯᑉᓗ ᒥᑦᑎᒪᑕᓕᒃ ᐅᓇ ᐊᔾᔨᓕᐊᖑᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᒥᑦᑎᒪᑕᓕᑉ ᖃᓂᒋᔭᖓᓂ, ᔫᓂ 29, 2018-ᒥ. ᓇᑦᑎᖅ ᐊᖅᑲᖅᑕᐃᓕᒪᖕᒪᑦ ᐊᔾᔨᓕᐅᖃᑎᒋᓚᐅᖅᑕᕋ.       Alvin Sandy Igloolik Myself,...

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...

July 2 – On-the-Land Contest

WINNER: Ian Tigullaraq Clyde River My first catch with kakivak. Spring last year outside of Clyde River. Tasittanna Lake. ᐊᑭᓯᔪᖅ: ᐃᐊᓐ ᑎᒍᓪᓚᕋᖅ ᑲᖏᖅᓱᒑᐱᖕᒥᐅᖅ ᑲᑭᕙᒃᒧᑦ ᐃᖃᓗᒋᐅᓚᐅᖅᑕᕋ, ᐅᐱᕐᖔᖑᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐊᕐᕌᓂ ᑲᖏᖅᖢᒑᐱᐅᑉ ᖃᓂᒋᔭᖓᓂ ᑕᓯᑦᑕᓐᓈᒥ.               Hector Nargyak Gjoa Haven Family enjoying the cod fishing derby held outside of...

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...

June 18 – On-the-Land Contest

WINNER: Emilia Alareak Arviat Here's a picture of my cousin Thomas Alikaswa, about 11 miles south of Arviat. My dad Peter Alareak took the picture two years ago. ᐊᑭᓯᔪᖅ: ᐃᒥᓕᐊ ᐊᓚᕆᐊᖅ ᐊᕐᕕᐊᒥᐅᖅ ᐅᓇ ᐊᔾᔨᓕᐅᖅᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᐃᓗᑯᓗᒐ ᑖᒧᓯ ᐊᓕᑲᔅᕗᐊᑦ, ᐃᒻᒪᖄ 11 ᒪᐃᓕᓂᒃ ᐅᖓᓯᖕᓂᖃᖅᑐᒥ...

June 11 – On-the-Land Contest

WINNER: Sal Kanayuk Pangnirtung Took this picture with my Canon D20 Power Shot four years ago at Sikujuitu, near Iqalujuak close to Pangnirtung. ᐊᑭᓯᔪᖅ: ᓴᓪ ᑲᓇᔪᖅ ᐸᖕᓂᖅᑑᒥᐅᖅ ᐅᓇ ᐊᔾᔨᓕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑕᕋ Canon D20 Power Shot-ᒧᑦ ᐅᑭᐅᖑᓚᐅᖅᑐᓂ ᓯᑕᒪᓂ ᓯᑯᔪᐃᑦᑐᒥ, ᐃᖃᓗᒃᔪᐊᒥ ᖃᓂᒋᔭᖓᓂ ᐸᖕᓂᖅᑑᑉ.               Eric Ootoovak Pond Inlet A...

June 4 – On-the-Land Contest

WINNER: Gina Mike Pangnirtung Fishing last year outside of Pangnirtung in Iqalugaarjuk. ᐊᑭᓯᔪᖅ: ᔩᓇ ᒪᐃᒃ ᐸᖕᓂᖅᑑᒥᐅᖅ ᐊᐅᓚᓴᕆᐊᖅᓯᒪᑎᓪᓗᑕ ᐊᕐᕌᓂ ᐸᖕᓂᖅᑑᑉ ᖃᓂᒋᔭᖓᓂ ᐃᖃᓗᒑᕐᔪᖕᒥ.       Dianna Joy Kaludjak Rankin Inlet Sophia Kaludjak, age 10, with her dad, Leo Kaludjak, at Peter Lake holding her big trout measuring 43-1/8",...

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...

May 21 – On-the-Land Contest

WINNER: Jamie Kalluk Resolute Bay The day started off slow, no bears, few tracks, travelled more than half the day, finally spotted a bear in the distance, checked out the bear only to see it was a...

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...
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