This photo was taken last year August 17, 2017, near Naujaat. Photo by Starr Evalak.
ᐅᓇ ᐊᔾᔨᓕᐅᖅᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᐊᕐᕌᓂ ᐋᒍᔅᑎ 17, 2017−ᒥ, ᓇᐅᔮᑦ ᖃᓂᒋᔭᖓᓂ. ᓯᑖᕐ ᐃᕙᓚᖕᒧᑦ ᐊᔾᔨᓕᐅᖅᑕᐅᔪᖅ.
Helen Sikkuark Niptayok
Pierre Niptayok (dad), Carol Inuksaq (daughter), Charlie Niptayok (son), Kirby Niptayok (son) catches this summer near Kugaaruk. Our only daughter caught three all together, one of them was a double tusk but the tusk measured a little over one foot each. They all caught 10 narwhal altogether this summer.
ᕼᐊᓚᓐ ᓯᒃᑯᐊᖅ ᓂᑉᑕᔪᒃ
ᐱᐊᕆ ᓂᑉᑕᔪᒃ (ᐊᑖᑕᖓ), ᑭᐊᕈᓪ ᐃᓄᒃᓴᖅ (ᐸᓂᖓ), ᓵᕐᓕ ᓂᑉᑕᔪᒃ (ᐃᕐᓂᖓ), ᑰᐱ ᓂᑉᑕᔪᒃ (ᐃᕐᓂᖓ) ᕿᓚᓗᒐᖅᑕᖏᑦ ᑕᒪᑐᒪᓂ ᐊᐅᔭᐅᔪᒥ ᑰᒑᕐᔫᑉ ᖃᓂᒋᔭᖓᓂ. ᐸᓂᑐᐊᕗᑦ ᐱᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᐱᖓᓱᓂ ᑲᑎᖦᖢᒋᑦ, ᐊᑕᐅᓯᖅ ᒪᕐᕈᐃᓕᖓᔪᓂ ᑑᒑᖃᖅᖢᓂ ᑭᓯᐊᓂ ᑑᒑᖓ ᑕᑭᓂᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᐊᑕᐅᓯᕐᒥ ᐃᓯᒐᓪᓗᐊᒥ ᐅᖓᑎᑦᑎᐊᖓᓄᑦ ᐊᑐᓂ. ᐱᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ 10−ᓂ ᐊᓪᓚᙳᐊᓂ ᕿᓚᓗᒐᕐᓂ ᑲᑎᖦᖢᒋᑦ ᑕᒪᑐᒪᓂ ᐊᐅᔭᐅᔪᒥ.
Vicky Jane Qaqqasiq
My legally blind 84 years old grandmother, Leah Qaqqasiq Aqpik, picked these berries at Qammakuluit near Pangnirtung.
ᕕᑭ ᔭᐃᓐ ᖃᖅᑲᓯᖅ
ᑕᐅᑐᑦᑎᐊᙱᑦᑐᒻᒪᕆᐅᔪᒥ 84−ᓂ ᐅᑭᐅᓕᖕᒥ ᐊᓈᓇᑦᑎᐊᕋ, ᓕᐊ ᖃᖅᑲᓯᖅ ᐊᖅᐱᒃ, ᐊᕝᕗᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᐅᑯᓂᖓ ᐸᐅᕐᙵᓂᑦ ᖃᒻᒪᑯᓗᖕᓂ ᐸᖕᓂᖅᑑᑉ ᖃᓂᒋᔭᖓᓂ.
Bylot Island. On our way back home from seal hunting on August 27.
ᒥᑦᑎᒪᑕᓕᐅᑉ ᐊᑭᐊ. ᐅᑎᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᑎᓪᓗᑕ ᓇᑦᑎᕋᓱᒋᐊᖅᓯᒪᓚᐅᖅᖢᑕ ᐋᒍᔅᑎ 27−ᒥ.
I made an intriguing discovery last night, in Gjoa Haven. I did not realize that I’d capture the Milky Way galaxy in Nunavut! Mother Nature had also treated me with the Aurora borealis. They both are taken in Gjoa Haven. Taken on September 6.
ᑲᒪᓇᖅᑐᒥ ᓇᓂᓯᓂᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᖓ ᐅᓐᓄᐊᖑᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ, ᐅᖅᓱᖅᑑᒥ. ᐅᔾᔨᕆᓚᐅᙱᑦᑐᖓ ᐊᔾᔨᓕᐅᕆᓂᓐᓂ Milky Way ᕿᓛᓗᖓᓐᓂ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ! ᓯᓚᐅᔪᖅ ᐅᕙᓐᓂᑦ ᑐᓂᓯᓂᖃᓚᐅᕆᕗᖅ ᐊᖅᓴᕐᓂᓂᑦ. ᑕᒪᒃᑭᑦ ᐊᔾᔨᓕᐅᖅᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᐅᖅᓱᖅᑑᒥ. ᐊᔾᔨᓕᐅᖅᑕᐅᔪᑦ ᓯᑎᐱᕆ 6−ᒥ.