April 2 – On-the-Land Contest


Winner: Victoria Inuarak
Pond Inlet
My brother, Lee Inuarak, getting the dog sled ready to go back to Pond Inlet from Sanniru (Button Point), March 2014.

ᐊᑭᓯᔪᖅ: ᕕᒃᑑᕆᐊ ᐃᓄᐊᕋᖅ

ᐅᓇ ᐊᓂᑯᓗᒐ, ᓖ ᐃᓄᐊᕋᖅ, ᖃᒧᑎᒥᒃ ᐅᓯᐅᖅᑲᐃᔪᖅ ᐅᑎᕐᓂᐊᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᑕ ᒥᑦᑎᒪᑕᓕᖕᒧᑦ ᓴᓐᓂᕈᑎᓂ (Button Point), ᒫᔨ 2014-ᒥ.







Swen Ugyuk
Baby bear and mama bear checking my dad and his friends out. My dad’s friend flew him to his cabin in the summer on a float plane. We travel to the camp only in the wintertime by snowmobile. Cabin is in Abernathy Bay, north of Taloyoak.

ᓱᕗᐃᓐ ᐅᒡᔪᒃ
ᓇᓄᐊᕋᖅ ᐅᓇ ᐊᓈᓇᖓᓗ ᑕᐅᑐᒃᑐᑦ ᐊᑖᑕᓐᓂᒃ ᐃᓚᓐᓈᖓᓂᒃᓗ. ᐊᑖᑕᒪ ᐃᓚᓐᓈᖓᓗ ᖃᖓᑕᓱᒃᑯᑦ ᐃᒡᓗᕋᓛᖓᓄᖓᐅᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᐊᐅᔭᐅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐳᒃᑕᐅᑎᓕᖕᒥᒃ ᖃᖓᑕᓲᖅᖢᑎᒃ. ᓄᓇᓕᕋᓛᑦᑎᓐᓅᓲᖑᒐᓗᐊᕋᑦᑕᓕ ᐅᑭᐅᒃᑯᑦ ᖃᒧᑕᐅᔭᒃᑯᑦ. ᐃᒡᓗᕋᓛᖃᕋᑦᑕ ᐋᐳᓈᑎ ᑲᖏᖅᖢᖓᓂ, ᑕᓗᕐᔪᐊᑉ ᑕᕐᕋᖔᖓᓂ.


Greg Ningeocheak
Coral Harbour
That was a beautiful July afternoon and I shot three whales from the shore near Coral Harbour.

ᒍᕆᒃ ᓂᖏᐅᑦᓯᐊᖅ
ᑕᐃᓱᒪᓂ ᐅᓪᓗᑦᑎᐊᕚᓘᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᔪᓚᐃᒥ ᐅᓐᓄᒃᓴᒃᑯᑦ ᐱᖓᓱᓂᒃ ᕿᓚᓗᒐᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᒐᒪ ᓴᓪᓕᒥᐅᑦ ᓯᒡᔭᖓᓂᑦ.




Tina Sharp
Whale Cove
This siksik kept coming around and one day Irise decide to just lay there with some bread and it came to her and she fed it. This is outside of Whale Cove two years ago.

ᑏᓇ ᓵᑉ
ᐅᓇ ᓯᒃᓯᑯᓗᒃ ᖃᐃᖏᓐᓇᖃᑦᑕᓚᐅᕐᒪᑦ ᐊᓱᐃᓛᒃ ᐅᓪᓘᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐊᐃᐅᕆᔅ ᐹᒻᒪᖓᓪᓗᓂ ᒪᓂᕋᒥ ᐸᓚᐅᒑᕐᒥᒃ ᑎᒍᒥᐊᖅᖢᓂ ᐊᒡᒐᖓᓂᑦ ᓂᕆᑎᓕᓚᐅᖅᑕᖓ. ᐅᓇ ᓯᓚᑎᑦᑎᐊᖓᓂ ᑎᑭᕋᕐᔪᐊᒥᐅᑦ ᐊᕐᕋᓂᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ ᐅᖓᑖᓂ.




Amanda Tavalok
Gjoa Haven
Colton Nakahuk, March 15, 2017, three years old at the time. We’re cheering on his dad Leo Ameralik Sr and my little brother Nathan Pauloosie who are over in Fort Smith for AWG. Whoohoo!

ᐊᒫᓐᑕ ᑕᕙᓗᒃ
ᑯᓪᑕᓐ ᓇᑲᓱᒃ, ᒫᔨ 15, 2017-ᒥ, ᐱᖓᓱᓂᒃ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᖃᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᓱᓕ ᑕᐃᓱᒪᓂ. ᐃᑲᔪᖅᓴᖅᖢᑕ ᐃᕆᐊᓚᑲᑕᒃᑎᓪᓗᑕ ᐊᑖᑕᑦᑎᓐᓄᑦ ᓕᐅ ᐊᒥᕋᓕᒃᒧᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐊᓂᑯᓗᒐ ᓃᑕᓐ ᐸᐅᓗᓯ ᒫᓐᓇᓕ ᕗᐊᓯᒥᒦᓕᖅᑐᑦ ᐅᑭᐅᒃᑯᑦ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥᐅᑦ ᐱᖑᐊᕕᒃᔪᐊᖓᓂ. ᐊᓕᐊᓇᐃᕌᓗᒃ!

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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's local editorials were named the best in Canada in 2018 (bilingual education in Nunavut) and 2019 (Government of Nunavut toxicity), and he 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.