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NTI Announces 2012 Photo of the Year Contest Winner

Released | December 18, 2012 | Print this article Print this article

(December 18, 2012 – Iqaluit, Nunavut)      Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. officials today selected the 2012 Photo of the Year. Edward Qaqqasiq of Arctic Bay was awarded $1,000 in prize money for his photograph, entitled ingniksaaluk view. Edward also received an enlarged copy of his photograph, and the honour of having his photograph appear as the cover of the organization’s annual report.

Judah Sarpinak of Igloolik took second place with his photograph, seal floe edge, and won $500 and an enlarged copy of his photo.

Randy Quaraq of Pond Inlet took third place with his photograph and won $250 and an enlarged copy of his photo.

Inuit are encouraged to continue to participate in the website photo contest. Details and entries are available at

For further information:

PJ Akeeagok

Assistant Director of Communications

Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated

Tel: (867) 975-4939 Toll-free: 1-888-646-0006

Cell: (867) 222-1821