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SIKU SmartICE 2022 Ice Watch Launch Video


23 March 2022


The SIKU SmartICE 2022 Ice Watch has begun!

Support ice safety and knowledge transfer in your community by sharing Ice Posts with the SIKU app - you could win a Ski-Doo from Contant, Northern gift cards and more! Learn more at

Also check out the new major updates to the SIKU app, including:

  • Improved trips
  • Satellite imagery
  • Downloadable maps
  • Streamlined Post Creation

⚠️ Never approach dangerous conditions and get your community’s elders and ice experts involved!


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      Ivunik - Ice Watch Word of the Week 7

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      channel: SIKU

      The Ice Watch Word of the Week is: Ivunik.

      Ivunik is piled up ice and Ivujuk is the process of ice piling up. This often happens with moving ice piling up along the shore, or at the floe edge when the moving floe closes up against the land fast ice edge and creates pressure ridges of piled up ice.


      uploaded date: 16-06-2023

    • 2m 19s

      Ice Watch Word of the Week - Qanguti

      uploaded by: SIKU

      channel: SIKU

      The Ice Watch Word of the Week is: Kanijjuk, Qanguti, Frost Flower.

      Qanguti, Kanijjuk, Frost flowers are incredible crystals of salt and ice that can be seen forming on the surface of new ice as the salt is pushed out of the freezing ice.


      uploaded date: 09-06-2023

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      SIKU 2023 Goose Watch Community Winner Video #2

      uploaded by: SIKU

      channel: SIKU

      Congratulations to our recent SIKU GooseWatch community winners, Evander Cheezo, Emma Lazarus, Stanley Annanak, Jobie Nuvuka, Matthew Okpik, Ian Alaku, Willia Amamaatuak, Iola Sagiaktuk, Denise Okheena for posting the first Siku app Goose Posts in Eastmain, Kashechewan, Kangiqsualujjuaq, Kuujjuaraapik, Quaqtaq, Kangiqsujuaq, Salluit, Kimmirut and Ulukhaktok.… Uqalimakkanirit

      uploaded date: 06-06-2023

    • 1m 55s

      Sikuliaviniq - Ice Watch Word of the Week 5

      uploaded by: SIKU

      channel: SIKU

      Once sikuliaq freezes up enough so that it is thicker and no longer wavy, it is called sikuliaviniq or tuvaruaq. Using a harpoon, it can be walked on and when it gets thicker sometimes can support a skidoo.


      uploaded date: 02-06-2023