Nunavik

ᓄᓇᕕᒃᒥᑦ 893-ᓂ ᐃᒡᓗᓂᒃ ᐊᒥᒐᖅᓯᓗᐊᖅᑐᑦ, ᐃᓗᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᓴᕈᑎᖏᑦ ᓇᓗᓇᐃᕐᓯᓯᒪᔪᑦ

‘ᐃᓄᒋᐊᓗᐊᑲᑕᖕᓂᖅ ᓱᓕ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᕆᔭᐅᔭᕆᐊᖃᕐᒪᑦ,’ ᐅᖃᖅᑐᑦ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᑦ

ᓄᓇᕕᒃᒥ ᖃᐅᔨᓴᕈᑎᐅᓚᐅᕐᑐᑦ ᑭᖑᓪᓕᖅᐹᑦ ᐃᒡᓗᓂᒃ ᓴᖅᑭᑎᑦᑎᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᑕᒫᓂ ᐃᒡᓗᖃᙱᓗᐊᕐᓂᖅ ᐊᒃᓱᔾᔫᒥᐅᓕᕐᓂᖓᓂᒃ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᑦ 8 ᐃᓗᐊᓂᒃ, ᑭᓯᐊᓂᓕ ᓱᓕ ᐅᓄᖅᑐᐊᓘᖕᒪᑕ ᐃᓚᒌᒃᑐᑦ ᐃᒡᓗᑖᕆᐊᖃᖅᑐᑦ.

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Work underway to connect Umiujaq to fibre network

A orange buoy line marks where crews are laying a fibre optic cable from Hudson Bay to the Nunavik village of Umiujaq on Sept. 9. The work is part of a larger Kativik Regional Government project to connect four Hudson coast communities to a fibre network in Chisasibi. Fibre-optic connections to Puvirnituq, Inukjuak, Umiujaq and Kuujjuaraapik are expected to be in operation in early 2022. (Photo courtesy of the KRG)

Take to the skies

Air Inuit pilot Melissa Haney became the first Inuk woman to be captain on the Nunavik airline’s Boeing 737-200 this month. Here, Haney is piloting a Sept. 1 commercial flight from Montreal to Puvirnituq. (Photo by Jean-Pierre Bonin)

Quite the view

Clouds streak the sky above Tunulik, a family fishing camp 130 kilometres east of Kuujjuaq on the Ungava coast, Aug. 21. (Photo by Malaya Qaunirq Chapman)

Quite the catch

Etua Snowball untangles fishing nets bearing Arctic char in Tunulik, a family fishing camp 130 kilometres east of Kuujjuaq on the Ungava coast, Aug. 21. (Photo by Malaya Qaunirq Chapman)

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A bounty of crowberries

Malaya Qaunirq Chapman of Kuujjuaq recently visited the Snowball family camp at Tunulik and found a bounty of crowberries, or paurngaq. “This camp has some of the healthiest patches of berries everywhere!” she writes. (Photo by Malaya Qaunirq Chapman)

Perfect time to pick aqpiit

Malaya Qaunirq Chapman of Kuujjuaq took this photo of aqpiit, or cloudberries, on an island called Pitsiulaaqsitik, 130 kilometres from Kuujjuaq on the Ungava coast, on Aug. 24. “It was a perfect day to pick aqpik berries,” she writes. (Photo by Malaya Qaunirq Chapman)