Round 4 – Nunavut’s Best Stitcher

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WINNER: Jeanie Nakashuk
Pangnirtung

Jeanie Nakashuk<br /> Pangnirtung<br /> 1510Jeanie Nakashuk_st1.jpg<br /> Herself in a beaded amauti.

The artist in a beaded amauti.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Several pairs of kamiks, all made by the artist.

1510Jeanie Nakashuk_st2.jpg Jeanie Nakashuk Pangnirtung  Several pairs of kamiks, all made by herself.

1510Karen Ivalu_st.jpg<br /> Karen Ivalu<br /> Iglulik<br /> A garment she made.

Karen Ivalu
Iglulik
A garment the artist made.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1510Mary Angidlik_st.jpg<br /> Mary Angidlik<br /> Rankin Inlet<br /> My grandkids each sewed a pair of mittens for themselves in school and are good seamstresses, my granddaughter in this post asked for furs to sew on the mittens.

Mary Angidlik
Rankin Inlet
“My grandkids each sewed a pair of mittens for themselves in school and are good seamstresses, my granddaughter in this post asked for furs to sew on the mittens.”

 

 

 

Bessie Beasely Cambridge Bay  1510Bessie Beasely_st1.jpg Two little ones in beautiful matching parkas.Bessie Beasely
Cambridge Bay

Two little ones in beautiful matching parkas.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bessie Beasely<br /> Cambridge Bay<br /> 1510Bessie Beasely_st2.jpg<br /> The artist with an adult sized coat.

The artist with an adult-sized coat.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lynn Emiktowt Arviat  1510Lynn Emiktowt_st1-3.jpg Nuatii Ishalook modelling the coat, I Lynn Emiktowt, softened and stretched the skins for, while his mom Maggie Manik sewed it - I helped a little with sewing.Lynn Emiktowt
Arviat
“Nuatii Ishalook modelling the coat, I Lynn Emiktowt, softened and stretched the skins for, while his mom Maggie Manik sewed it – I helped a little with sewing.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1510Alexandra Klengenberg_st.jpg<br /> Alexandra Klengenberg<br /> Kugluktuk<br /> 4-year-old Kyla Anablak fishing on 4 Mile Bay. Her parka was made last spring with Wolf Fur as a sunburst to keep warm on cold winter days.

Alexandra Klengenberg
Kugluktuk
Four-year-old Kyla Anablak fishing on 4 Mile Bay. Her parka was made last spring with wolf fur as a sunburst to keep warm on cold winter days.

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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.