April 9 – On-the-Land Contest


WINNER: Eliza Naomi Eetoolook
Kanovak Eetoolook playing with Arctic char dry fish outside of Taloyoak, 2012/13.

ᐊᑭᓯᔪᖅ: ᐃᓖᓴ ᓇᔪᒥ ᐃᑦᑐᓗᒃ
ᑲᓄᕙᒃ ᐃᑦᑐᓗᒃ ᐱᖑᐊᕈᓯᖃᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᓂᕿᒥᓂᒃ ᐱᑦᓯᒥᒃ ᑕᓗᕐᔪᐊᑉ ᓯᓚᑖᓂ ᑕᖕᒪᖅᓯᒪᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ 2012/13-ᒥ.









Joanna Napaqtulaaq Ningeocheak
Coral Harbour
Andrew-John Ningeocheak, 2014.

ᔪᐊᓇ ᓇᐹᖅᑐᓛᖅ ᓂᖏᐅᑦᓯᐊᖅ
ᐋᓐᑐᕉ-ᔮᓐ ᓂᖏᐅᑦᓯᐊᖅ, 2014-ᒥ.







Eric Ootoovak
Pond Inlet
This does not have a lengthy story but the title is, “Father and Daughter, Hunting Buddies” – Eric Ootoovak and Nadia Ootoovak.

ᐃᐅᕆᒃ ᐆᑦᑐᕙᒃ
ᐅᓇ ᑕᑭᔪᒥᒃ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᖃᖏᒃᑲᓗᐊᖅᖢᓂ ᑕᐃᒍᓯᐊ ᐱᐅᒋᔭᐅᔪᖅ, “ᐊᑖᑕᒌᒃ ᐸᓂᒌᒃ, ᐊᖑᓇᓱᒋᐊᖅᓯᒪᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ” – ᐃᐅᕆᒃ ᐆᑦᑐᕙᒃ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᓈᑎᐊ ᐆᑦᑐᕙᒃ.




Josia Akpaliapik
Arctic Bay
Northern lights, last January near the runway in Arctic Bay.

ᔪᓴᐃᔭ ᐊᒃᐸᓕᐊᐱᒃ
ᐊᖅᓴᕐᓃᑦ ᑕᑯᒃᓴᐅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ, ᐋᕐᕌᓂ ᔮᓐᓄᐊᕆᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ ᐃᒃᐱᐊᕐᔫᑉ ᒥᑦᑕᕐᕕᖓᑕ ᖁᓛᓂ.


Sheena Jo Kamookak
Gjoa Haven
My late atata George Kamookak, who would always win one of the dog team races.

ᓰᓇ ᔫ ᑲᒧᒃᑲᖅ
ᐅᓇ ᐃᓅᔪᓐᓃᓚᐅᕐᒪᑦ ᐊᑖᑕᒐ ᔪᐊᔨ ᑲᒧᒃᑲᖅ, ᑕᐃᒪᖓᓂᑦ ᐊᑭᓯᕙᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᕿᒧᒃᓯᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᓱᒃᑲᓴᐅᑎᔪᓂ.

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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.