January 15 – On-the-Land Contest


Winner: Lindsay Kidlapik
“Peyton Nicole, age 5. Enjoying the nice weather on May 14, 2017 while ice fishing. She was very excited to camp out on the land in a tent for the first time and helped her Dad setting up the tent. Peyton had a great time the whole weekend of fishing even though she didn’t catch any but excited to go again next spring!”

ᓕᓐᓯ ᕿᓪᓛᐱᒃ
“ᐲᑕᓐ ᓂᑰᓪ, ᐊᕐᕌᒍᓕᒃ 5-ᓂᒃ. ᖁᕕᐊᓱᒃᑐᖅ ᓯᓚᑦᑎᐊᕚᓗᖕᒥ ᒪᐃ 14, 2017-ᒥ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᒥᐅᑦ ᐊᐅᓚᓴᕆᐊᖅᓯᒪᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ. ᐊᒃᓱᐊᓗᒃ ᖁᕕᐊᓱᒥᐊᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᐊᓯᕙᖅᓯᒪᖃᑕᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᓄᓇᒥ ᑐᐱᖅᓯᒪᒋᐊᖅᓯᒪᓪᓗᑎᒃ. ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐹᒥ ᐊᕐᕌᓂ ᐃᑲᔪᓚᐅᕐᒪᒍ ᐊᑖᑖᓂ ᑐᐱᖅᓴᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ. ᐲᑕᓐ ᐊᒃᓱᐊᓗᒃ ᖁᕕᐊᓱᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᑕᒪᑐᒪᓂ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐅᑉ ᐃᓱᓕᕝᕕᐊᓂ ᐊᐅᓚᓴᕆᐊᖅᓯᒪᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᐅᓐᓃᑦ ᐃᖃᓗᖕᓂᖏᒃᑲᓗᐊᖅᖢᓂ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐊᒃᓱᐊᓗᒃ ᓱᓕ ᐅᐱᖔᖑᓕᖅᐸᑦ ᑖᕗᖓᐅᓂᐊᕐᒥᕐᓂᒃ ᕿᓚᓈᓕᖅᑐᖅ!”






Kattak Niviatsiak
Rankin Inlet
“This is Harrison Niviatsiak, age 3. This photo was taken by Joyce Green at Diane River in September. Playing out and enjoying the fall weather. He is originally from Rankin Inlet but lives in Winnipeg so he was enjoying playing, the calm, peaceful land and puddles.”

ᖃᑦᑕᖅ ᓂᕕᐊᑦᓯᐊᖅ
“ᐅᓇ ᕼᐃᐅᕆᓴᓐ ᓂᕕᐊᑦᓯᐊᖅ, ᐊᕐᕌᒍᓕᒃ ᐱᖓᓱᓂᒃ. ᐊᔾᔨᓕᐅᖅᑕᐅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᔪᐃᔅ ᒍᕇᓐᒧᑦ ᑖᕙᓂ ᑎᐊᓐ ᑰᖓᓂ ᓯᑎᐱᕆᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ. ᐱᖑᐊᖅᑐᖅ ᓯᓚᒥ ᐅᑭᐊᒃᓵᒃᑯᑦ ᐊᓕᐊᓇᐃᒍᓱᒃᖢᓂ. ᑖᓐᓇ ᐊᖑᑎᑯᓗᒃ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥᐅᑕᐅᓂᑯ ᕗᐅᓂᐲᒃᒥᐅᑕᐅᓕᕐᒪᑦ ᐅᑎᖅᓯᒪᓕᖅᖢᓂ ᖁᕕᐊᓱᒃᑐᖅ ᐱᖑᐊᕆᐊᒃᓴᖅ ᓄᓇᒥ, ᓯᓚᑦᑎᐊᕙᐅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᓴᐃᓕᓪᓗᓂ ᓄᓇᒥ ᐃᒪᕐᓗᖃᐅᒐᓚᒃᑐᒥ.”





Lizzie Oqaituq
“My dad (Jimmy Iqaluk Sr., in the background) and I have been going hunting. I was pulling a seal I caught, in thin ice.”

ᓕᔨ ᐅᖃᐃᑦᑐᖅ
“ᐊᑖᑕᒐᓗ (ᔨᒥ ᐃᖃᓗᒃ ᐊᖓᔪᒃᖠᖅ, ᑐᓄᐊᓂ) ᐊᖑᓇᓱᒋᐊᖃᑦᑕᖅᓯᒪᒐᓐᓄᒃ. ᐅᓇ ᑕᕝᕙ ᓄᓱᒃᓯᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᖓ ᓇᑦᑎᒥᒃ. ᓄᓱᒃᓴᓚᐅᖅᑕᕋ ᑖᓐᓇ ᓇᑦᑎᖅ ᓯᑯᒃᑯᑦ ᓵᑦᑐᒃᑯᑦ ᑕᐅᓇᓂ ᓯᑯᒥ ᐱᒐᒃᑯ.”





David Nivingalok
“This is my son Zach Nivingalok with his first goose of the spring with his brand new 20-gauge shotgun, west of Kugluktuk!”

ᑏᕕᑦ ᓂᕕᖕᖓᓗᒃ
“ᐅᓇ ᐃᕐᓂᕋ ᔮᒃ ᓂᕕᖓᓗᒃ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐹᒥ ᒥᑎᕆᐅᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐅᐱᖔᖑᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᓄᑖᕐᒥᒃ ᖁᑭᐅᑎᒥᒃ 20-gauge-ᒥᒃ ᐊᑐᖅᖢᓂ, ᖁᕐᓗᖅᑑᑉ ᐅᐊᖕᓇᖔᖓᓂ.





Leah Kipsigak
Hall Beach
“These are my kids Natalie and Tobie enjoying playing out, camping.”

ᓕᐊ ᕿᑉᓯᒐᖅ
“ᐅᑯᐊ ᓄᑕᕋᑯᓗᐃᑦ ᓇᑕᓕ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᑑᐱ ᖁᕕᐊᓱᒃᑐᑦ ᓯᓚᒥ ᐊᓃᕋᔭᒋᐊᒃᓴᖅ, ᐊᓯᕙᖅᓯᒪᑎᓪᓗᑕ.”

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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.