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Bowhead washes ashore near Kugaaruk

A dead bowhead whale came ashore approximately 80 km from Kugaaruk recently. It was approximately 40-feet in length. “Nobody went down to check and see why that bowhead was found dead,” said Raymond Kayasark, chair of...

Iglulik celebrates bowhead catch; maktaaq shared with visiting elders

Judah Sarpinak steadied himself on the floor of the boat, less than 15 feet from an enormous 30-foot bowhead whale. Community members in Iglulik join forces to help pull a bowhead whale ashore. photo courtesy of...