April 16 – On-the-Land Contest


Winner: Jessica Tinashlu
My husband and his hunting buddy went polar bear hunting over the long weekend and came across this iceberg, and a polar bear was running away and the cub is climbing up the iceberg. This was 116 miles north of Naujaat.

ᐊᑭᓯᔪᖅ: ᔨᓯᑲ ᑎᓇᓪᖢᒃ
ᐊᐃᑉᐸᕋ ᐊᖑᓇᓱᖃᑎᒋᕙᒃᑕᖓᓗ ᓇᓄᓐᓂᐊᕆᐊᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᑕᒪᑐᒪᓂ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐅᑉ ᐃᓱᓕᕝᕕᐊᓂ ᐊᖅᑯᓵᖅᓯᓐᓂᕐᒪᑕ ᐆᒥᖓ ᐱᖃᓗᔭᒥᒃ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᓇᓄᖅᓯᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᐸᖓᓚᒃᑐᒥᒃ ᑖᕗᖓᖔᖅ ᐊᓱᐃᓛᒃᓕ ᓇᓄᖅ ᑖᓐᓇ ᒪᔪᕋᓕᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᐱᖃᓗᔭᒃᒧᑦ ᓇᒃᑐᕋᓕᕈᓗᐊᓗᑦᑕᐅᖅ. ᐃᒻᒪᖄ ᑖᓐᓇ ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇᐃᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ 116 ᒪᐃᓕᓂᒃ ᐅᖓᓯᖕᓂᖃᖅᑐᒥ ᓇᐅᔮᑦ ᑲᓇᖕᓇᖔᖓᓂ.





Annie Owingayak
Baker Lake
This is my father Matthew Kunangnat, who is blind, with his many catches. June 3, 2017.

ᐋᓂ ᐅᐃᖓᔮᖅ
ᐅᓇ ᐊᑖᑕᒐ ᒫᑎᐅᓯ ᖁᓇᖓᑦ, ᑕᐅᑐᖏᑦᑑᖕᒪᑦ, ᐊᒥᓱᓂᒃ ᐊᖑᓯᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ. ᔫᓐ 3, 2017-ᒥ.






Sally Takolik
Bannock made by Sarah Takolik at Anguyaaqturvik, just outside of Taloyoak. August 2017.

ᓵᓕ ᑕᖁᓕᒃ
ᐅᓇ ᐸᓚᐅᒑᓕᐊᕕᓂᖓ ᓯᐊᔭ ᑕᖁᓕᐅᑉ ᐊᖑᔮᖅᑐᕐᕕᒃᒥ, ᑕᓗᕐᔪᐊᑉ ᓯᓚᑎᑦᑎᐊᖓᓂ ᑕᖕᒫᖅᓯᒪᑎᓪᓗᑕ, ᐋᒋᓯ 2017-ᒥ.






ᐊᓂᓯ ᓇᐅᒃᑲᕈᐊᒃ
Umiujaq, Quebec
Blueberry land Umiujaq, QC, in August 2015.

ᐊᓂᓯ ᓇᐅᒃᑲᕈᐊᒃ
ᐅᒥᐅᔭᖅ, ᑭᐸᐃᒃ
ᐸᐅᖓᖅᑕᕆᐊᖅᓯᒪᑎᓪᓗᑕ ᐅᒥᐅᔭᕐᒥ, ᑕᕐᕋᒥᐅᓂ ᐋᒋᓯ, 2015-ᒥ.







Annie Killulark
Baker Lake
This picture was taken down the lake near Baker Lake. Jace, five years old at the time, was helping his grandpa with his catch bringing the skin down to the boat.

ᐋᓂ ᑭᓪᓗᓛᖅ
ᐅᓇ ᐊᔾᔨᓕᐅᖅᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᖃᒪᓂ’ᑐᐊᑉ ᖃᓂᒋᔭᖓᓂ ᑕᓯᕐᒥ. ᔩᔅ, ᑕᓪᓕᒪᓂᒃ ᐅᑭᐅᖃᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᓱᓕ, ᐃᑲᔪᓚᐅᕐᒪᑦ ᐊᑖᑕᑦᑎᐊᒥᓂᒃ ᐊᖑᔭᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᐅᓯᓕᖅᓱᐃᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᒪᒥᕐᓂᒃ ᐅᒥᐊᖓᓄᑦ.

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Casey has worked in journalism for more than 20 years, and with Nunavut News since 2011. His work has taken him across the North: to every community in Nunavut's Qikiqtani and Kivalliq regions; to Yellowknife, NWT; to Whitehorse, Yukon, for the 2012 Arctic Winter Games; and to Fairbanks, Alaska, for the 2014 Arctic Winter Games. Casey is the two-time recipient of Canada's top national award for community newspaper reporting, most recently in 2015 for his work covering Iqaluit's dump fire. He was the project developer for NNSL's 2016 Arctic Winter Games website and app, which won regional honours for best online project. His editorial criticizing the GN's approach to bilingual education was named best in Canada in 2018.