Exclusive: ‘When I’m out there, I feel free’

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The magnificence of the landscape, the sun on the horizon and the rhythmic pounding of his dog team’s paws on the snowy ground have proven to be big boosts to Devon Manik’s mindset.

“Before I started all this, I was not in a good place, I was depressed,” he said. “It’s the reason I started doing photography and dog-sledding … When I’m out there, I feel free. It’s just so beautiful every time I go out.”

Although late fall and winter literally bring darkness to Resolute until early February, Manik is excited about being on the verge of officially getting his dog team outfitting business up and running.

Resolute’s Devon Manik with his dog team. photo courtesy of Devon Manik

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