Polar Bears on the Prowl


They've got a sense of humour, but be warned: these beautiful creatures are not to be messed with.


Our Elders have told us to never talk about Polar Bears in a way that sounds as though we are making fun of them. Polar Bear Spirits hear every word you say about them and can do what they want to you or even attack you for speaking of them. When talking of Polar Bears, always be careful of how you speak of them for they hear you.

Niore Iqalukjuak is an Inuk (Inuit) Photographer based in Clyde River Nunavut which is in Central Baffin Island. He shares his photos to show the beauty of the landscape, wildlife and people of his culture.

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