August 6 – On-the-Land Contest


Sereena Nattuk Curley
Hall Beach
Teamwork is the way. Guys preparing walrus meat to ferment near Hall Beach.

ᓯᕇᓇ ᓇᑐᒃ ᑰᓕ
ᑲᑎᙵᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᐱᓕᕆᖃᑎᒌᒃᑐᑦ ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇᐅᕗᖅ. ᐊᖑᑏᑦ ᐸᕐᓇᐃᔪᑦ ᐊᐃᕕᐅᑉ ᓂᕿᖓᓐᓂ ᐃᒍᓇᖅᓯᖅᑕᐅᓂᐊᖅᑐᓂ ᓴᓂᕋᔭᐅᑉ ᖃᓂᒋᔭᖓᓂ.

Simon Akearok Curley
Hall Beach
Went caribou hunting March 30, 2016, got into Arrittuq Lake, we came across bear and a cub. While mother bear went inside the den and left her young, we decided to touch the cub before the mother bear came out.

ᓴᐃᒪᓐ ᐊᕿᐊᕈᖅ ᑰᓕ
ᑐᒃᑐᓕᐊᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᒫᔾᔨ 30, 2016−ᒥ, ᐊᕐᕆᑦᑐᖅ ᑕᓯᖓᓄᐊᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ, ᐊᐳᖅᓯᓚᐅᖅᐳᒍᑦ ᓇᓄᕐᒥ ᐊᑎᖅᑕᓕᓕᖕᒥ. ᐊᓈᓇᐅᔪᖅ ᓇᓄᖅ ᓯᑎᖓᓄᐊᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐊᒻᒪ ᕿᒪᒃᖢᓂᐅᒃ ᐊᑎᖅᑕᓕᖓᓐᓂ, ᐊᒃᑐᕆᐊᖅᑐᓚᐅᖅᑕᕗᑦ ᐊᑎᖅᑕᓕᒃ ᐊᓈᓇᖓ ᓇᓄᖅ ᐊᓂᓚᐅᙱᓐᓂᖓᓂ.


Taivitii Lawson
A group of us scouting out a 3 a.m. river crossing on Aksayuk Pass in Auyuittuq Park on July 13. The sun was already piercing through. This hike was from Qikiqtarjuaq to Pangnirtung.

ᑕᐃᕕᑎ ᓛᓴᓐ
ᑲᑎᙵᓂᐅᔪᑎᒍᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᓇᓱᐊᖅᑎᓪᓗᑕ 3 −ᒥ ᐅᓪᓛᒃᑯᑦ ᑰᖕᒥ ᐃᑳᕐᕕᒃᓴᒥ ᐊᒃᓴᔪᒃ ᖄᖏᕐᕕᖓᓐᓂ ᐊᐅᔪᐃᑦᑐᖅ ᒥᕐᙳᐃᖅᓯᕐᕕᖓᓐᓂ ᔪᓚᐃ 13−ᒥ. ᓯᕿᓂᖅ ᓄᐃᕙᓪᓕᐊᓕᕇᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ. ᐅᓇ ᐱᓱᔪᖕᓂᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᕿᑭᖅᑕᕐᔪᐊᕐᒥ ᐸᖕᓂᖅᑑᒧᑦ.


Doreen Siutinuar
Coral Harbour
This is Uriah from Coral Harbour observing a flower July 16.

ᑐᐊᕇᓐ ᓯᐅᑎᓐᓄᐊᖅ
ᐅᓇ ᔪᕋᐃᔭ ᓴᓪᓕᕐᒥᐅᑕᖅ ᖁᙱᐊᖅᑐᒥ ᓄᓇᕋᕐᒥ ᔪᓚᐃ 16−ᒥ.







Joellen Nattiq
Coral Harbour
July 15, after two days of rain here in Coral Harbour.

ᔫᓕᓐ ᓇᑦᑎᖅ
ᔪᓚᐃ 15, ᐅᓪᓗᓂᑦ ᒪᕐᕉᖕᓂ ᒪᖁᓚᐅᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᓴᓪᓕᓂᑦ.

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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.