March 26 – On-the-Land Contest


WINNER: Doreen Tiktaq Niego
Baker Lake
Here’s a great photo of our family that was ruined by a bumblebee. During the spring time we were heading out to camp and decided to take a family picture but heard a bumblebee. The camera was on self-timer.

ᑑᕇᓐ ᑎᒃᑖᖅ ᓇᐃᒍ
ᐊᔾᔨᖑᐊᑦᑎᐊᕙᐅᓂᐊᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅᒥᒃ ᐃᓚᒌᑦᑎᓐᓂᒃ ᐊᔾᔨᓕᐅᕆᓯᒋᐊᖅᑎᓪᓗᑕ ᐸᒡᕕᓴᒃᑕᐅᓚᐅᕋᑦᑕ ᐃᒍᑦᑕᕐᔪᐊᒧᑦ. ᑕᒪᑐᒪᓂ ᐅᐱᕐᖔᖑᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᓄᓇᒥ ᑐᐱᖅᓯᒪᒋᐊᖅᓯᒪᑎᓪᓗᑕ ᐊᑕᐅᑦᑎᒃᑯᑦ ᐊᔾᔨᓕᐅᖅᑕᐅᓂᐊᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᑕ ᑐᓴᓚᐅᕋᒪ ᐃᒍᑦᑕᐅᕙᓗᒃᑐᒥᒃ. ᐊᔾᔨᓕᐅᕈᑎ ᐃᒻᒥᒃᑰᖅᖢᓂ ᐊᔾᔨᓕᐅᓯᒋᐊᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ.





Danny Curley
Rankin Inlet
Came across this little albino tuktu on one of our hunting trips with my nephew Daniel Alagalak.

ᑖᓂ ᑰᓕ
ᐅᓇ ᐊᖅᑯᓵᓚᐅᕋᑦᑎᒍ ᒥᑭᔪᑯᓗᒃ ᖃᑯᖅᑕᖅ ᑐᒃᑐ ᐊᓯᕙᖅᓯᒪᓪᓗᑕ ᐅᔪᕈᒐ ᐱᖃᑎᒋᓪᓗᒍ ᑖᓂᐊᓕ ᐊᓚᕋᓚᒃ.





Becky Okatsiak (ᐅᖃᑦᓯᐊᖅ ᐅᖃᑦᓯᐊᖅ)
Rankin Inlet
Sunset in Rankin Inlet, Summer 2017.

ᐱᑭ ᐅᖃᑦᓯᐊᖅ
ᓯᕿᓂᖅ ᓂᐱᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ, ᐊᐅᔭᖅ 2017-ᒥ.

Connie Siusangnark
Darryl Siusangnark and Donovan Kopak after wolf hunting. Twenty-three skins and three wolverine, seven years ago.

ᑳᓂ ᓯᐅᓵᕐᓈᑦ
ᑎᐅᕈᓪ ᓯᐅᓴᕐᓈᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᑖᓇᕙᓐ ᑯᐹᖅ ᐊᒪᕈᓐᓂᐊᖅᓯᒪᓚᐅᖅᖢᑎᒃ. ᒫᓐᓇ 23-ᓂᒃ ᐱᓯᒪᓕᖅᑐᖅ ᐱᖓᓱᓂᒃᓗ ᖃᕝᕕᒃᓯᒪᓕᖅᖢᓂ ᑕᒪᑐᒪᓂ ᐅᑭᐅᓂ 7-ᓂ.


Tracy Nukapiak
Baker Lake
Three-year-old Tiara Nukapiak wearing a proud smile with her very first animal that she shot herself.

ᑐᕇᓯ ᓄᑲᑉᐱᐊᖅ
ᐱᖓᓱᓂᒃ ᐅᑭᐅᓕᒃ ᑎᐊᕋ ᓄᑲᑉᐱᐊᖅ ᓴᕆᒪᓱᒃᖢᓂ ᖁᖓᑦᑐᖅ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐸᒥᒃ ᐊᖑᔭᒥᓂᒃ ᑎᒍᒥᐊᖅᖢᓂ ᓇᖕᒥᓂᖅ ᖁᑭᖅᑕᒥᓂᒃ.

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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.