Amazing on-the-land stories – Aug. 28, 2020

Winner: Maria Kayasark
Kugaaruk
Childerik and Aloysia Qayaqsaaq, my grandboys In Kugaaruk, Nunavut, imagining narwhal hunting.

ᐊᑭᓯᔪᖅ: ᒪᕆᐊ ᖃᔭᓵᖅ
ᑰᒑᕐᔪᒃ
ᓯᐅᓪᑐᕆᒃ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐊᓚᐅᓯᐊ ᖃᔭᖅᓵᖅ, ᐃᕐᙳᑕᒃᑲ ᑰᒑᕐᔪᒃ, ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ, ᐊᓪᓚᙳᐊᒥ ᕿᓚᓗᒐᕋᓱᙳᐊᖅᑐᑦ.

Laureen Caskey
Arviat
My nephew Cole Tattuinee, little hockey lover, geared up in plus 20 C weather on Aug. 15 in Arviat.

ᓗᐊᕆᓐ ᑳᔅᑭ
ᐊᕐᕕᐊᑦ
ᐅᔪᕈᒐ ᑰᓪ ᑕᑦᑐᐃᓂ, ᕼᐋᑭᒥ ᐱᐅᒃᓴᖅᑎᒻᒪᕆᒃ, ᐸᕐᓇᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ + 20 C ᓯᓚᐅᔪᒥ ᐋᒍᔅᑎ 15−ᒥ ᐊᕐᕕᐊᓂᑦ.

Kristy King
Arviat
Our cutest little niece, Juanita Saimanaaq Kuksuk, age 2, during our day of rodding in Arviat. Adorable Fisher girl!

ᑯᕆᔅᑎ ᑭᖕ
ᐊᕐᕕᐊᑦ
ᐱᐅᔪᑯᓗᒃ ᐅᔪᕈᒃᐳᑦ, ᐅᐊᓃᑕ ᓴᐃᒪᓈᖅ ᖁᒃᓱᒃ, 2−ᓂ ᐅᑭᐅᓕᒃ, ᐅᓪᓗᑦᑎᓐᓂ ᐃᖅᑲᑦᑕᖅᖢᑕ ᐊᕐᕕᐊᓂᑦ. ᐱᐅᑦᑎᐊᖅᑐᖅ ᐃᖃᓗᒐᓱᒃᑎ ᓂᕕᐊᖅᓯᐊᖅ!

Kaylie Kattegatsiak
Chesterfield Inlet
Photo taken Aug. 23, northern lights are beautiful dancing through night clouds.

ᑲᐃᓕ ᑲᑎᒐᑦᓯᐊᖅ
ᐃᒡᓗᓕᒑᕐᔪᒃ
ᐊᔾᔨᓕᐅᖅᑕᐅᔪᖅ ᐋᒍᔅᑎ 23−ᒥ, ᐊᖅᓴᕐᓃᑦ ᑲᔾᔮᕐᓇᖅᑐᐊᓘᕗᑦ ᐊᐅᓚᕈᓘᔭᖅᑐᑦ ᐅᓐᓄᒃᑯᑦ ᓄᕗᔭᓂᑦ.

Katelyn Kusugak
Naujaat
My sister Lisa Tatty harvested her first narwhal at White Island near Naujaat, NU on Aug. 17, 2020.

ᑲᐃᑦᓕᓐ ᑯᓱᒐᖅ
ᓇᐅᔮᑦ
ᓄᑲᕋ ᓖᓴ ᑕᑎ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐹᖓᓂ ᐊᓪᓚᙳᐊᒥ ᕿᓚᓗᒐᓚᐅᖅᑕᖓᓂ White Island−ᒥ ᓇᐅᔮᑦ, ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᖃᓂᒋᔭᖓᓂ ᐋᒍᔅᑎ 17, 2020−ᒥ.

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