Indigenous Knowledge

qullunik ᖁᓪᓗᓂᒃ
'A tidal crack that refreezes in a peaked formation.' (Sanikiluaq Siku Terminology Workshop 2018)

quglukniq ᖁᒡᓗᒃᓂᖅ
'ᓇᒡᒍᑎ  ᐅᕙᓪᓘᓃᑦ  ᓇᐸᒃᑯᑎ  ᖃᓕᕇᒃᓯᔪᖅ.
A nagguti that has opened, and frozen over, and the crack will suddenly close together, hitting the other side of the ice with so much force that the ice is forced upwards; this action forms a type of peak over the crack; it can open underneath this type of crack formation; meaning “the ice has folded itself”.' (North/South Qikiqtaaluk, Inuit Siku Atlas)

quglugniq ᖁᒡᓗᒡᓂᖅ
'ᓇᒡᒍᑎ ᒪᑐᑉᐸᓕᐊᓂᖓᓄᑦ ᓯᑯ ᐊᔭᖃᑦᑕᐅᑎᒌᓗᑎᒃ.
Nagguti matuppalianinganut siku ajaqattautigiilutik.
Nagguti closing and ice pushes up and creates a ridge (like an A-frame) along where the nagguti was. You see this near Amherst Island. No snow on the sea ice' (Mittimatalik, North Qikiqtaaluk, Sikumiut Committee, Wilson and Arreak 2022: 100)

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