We all flew out – the jet for some of us !
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To all the dogs, they all wanted to be in the photos !!
Harry Okpik who participates in the grueling 600 km. Ivakkak dogsled race across Nunavik.
The mushers arrive today and everyone is welcome to participate in the last days of the Snow Festival
no trail, no other mushers, no support crew – all alone in Hudson Bay !
expert mending and a couple of strong ropes, thanks to Peter Kugalak.
I guess the shutter curtain was slowed down, resulting in overexposure.
The mother of all his dogs, at 13 years old and the lead dog, posing with Novalinga’s partner, Juani
support crew are taking very good care of the photographer
a nice evening to watch the aurora borealis in Qitgirivik
Un gros merci à nos commanditaires.
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Harry’s picking a number, no 6 !!
Here’s the Starting line up
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A possible future lead dog for partner Richard Sirusilak, as he zooms around town with friends.
will be riding his snowmobile in minus 40 weather without fear of frozen fingers !
The last three dog teams were flown in today, aboard the specially adapted Air Inuit Dash 8
Lunch on trail, no matter the cold , the wind ! thank you
the sled was way off the main line behind the dogs
The floor of the airport celebrate the respect for the sled dogs with an artistic rendering by Peter Boy Ittukalak.
they will backtrack the trail from Puvirnituq to Kuujjuarapik this week
along the Manitounuk Islands and up to the Narrows at Richmond Gulf.
Tough decision for a musher and theveterinary, not to allow a dog to race;
the starting line on the ice of the Great Whale River
On our first night north of Kuujjuarapik, in Qitjirivik, was bathed in stars and moon lights
just a little ear cut can spill a lot of red on a white coat !!
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