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Photography Contest

OPPORTUNITIES & BENEFITSPhotography Contest

2022 Contest Winners:

BSNC is pleased to announce the winners of the 2022 Annual Photography Contest! BSNC thanks all the entrants for the fantastic photos that they submitted. These photos showcase the beauty and strength of our people, our culture and our region. This year, a “Generations” category was added to the contest. These photos demonstrate how Our People value family and pass on traditional values, skills and knowledge to our young people. 

Grand Prize: Tom Gray who submitted a photo of Catrina West helping put beluga muktuk away at Anvil Mountain. Catrina is the daughter of Rhonda and Jerry West of Nome. 

Generations
1st: Grandson and Grandma Herring Net – Adaline Pete
2nd: Berry Picking Boat – Eileen Tonuchuk
3rd: Dance Family – Candy Pete

Historical
1st: 1950s Successful Hunting Trapping Trip – Sophie Annie Arthur
2nd: Lady with Cane – Lorena Gray
3rd: Mother Daughter – Karen Garcia

Scenery and Landscape
1st: Kit Fox – Bonnie Reynolds
2nd: Children on the Nome-Teller Highway – Brandi Oquilluk
3rd: Norton Sound – Patti Huhta

Subsistence and Cultural Activities
1st: Bullet from First Moose – Annette Burcham
2nd: Traditional Buckets – Jeanette Nanouk
3rd: First Ugruk – Jolene Nanouk

Village Life
1st: Piggy Back Race – Charice Johnson
2nd: Old Hamilton – Geraldine Matthias
3rd: Smiling Kids – Jessie Ongtowasruk

1950 Successful Trapping Hunting - Sophie Annie Arthur

1950s Successful Hunting Trapping Trip – Sophie Annie Arthur

Bullet from First Moose - Annette Burcham

Bullet from First Moose – Annette Burcham

Beluga Muktuk - Tom Gray

Beluga Muktuk – Tom Gray

Traditional Buckets - Jeanette Nanouk

Traditional Buckets – Jeanette Nanouk

Norton Sound - Patti Huhta

Norton Sound – Patti Huhta

Old Hamilton - Geraldine Matthias

Old Hamilton – Geraldine Matthias

Smiling Kids - Jessie Ongtowasruk

Smiling Kids – Jessie Ongtowasruk

Berry Picking Boat - Eileen Tonuchuck

Berry Picking Boat – Eileen Tonuchuck

Children on the Nome-Teller Highway - Brandi Oquilluk

Children on the Nome-Teller Highway – Brandi Oquilluk

Dance Family - Candy Pete

Dance Family – Candy Pete

First Ugruk - Jolene Nanouk

First Ugruk – Jolene Nanouk

Grandson and Grandma Herring Net - Adaline Pete

Grandson and Grandma Herring Net – Adaline Pete

Kit Fox - Bonnie Reynolds

Kit Fox – Bonnie Reynolds

Mother Daughter - Karen Garcia

Mother Daughter – Karen Garcia

Piggy Back Race - Charice Johnson

Piggy Back Race – Charice Johnson

Lady with Cane - Lorena Gray

Lady with Cane – Lorena Gray

Annual Contest

BSNC is pleased to host an annual photography contest for BSNC shareholders, descendants and family members of shareholders. In 2022, BSNC added “Generations” as a category in the contest. Our People know the importance of family and teaching traditional values, skills and knowledge to young people. Each category has three awards, and an overall grand prize will be awarded. If you have question, please email:

Specifications

Only digital images will be accepted and they must be no smaller than 750k (.75 meg) or larger than 8MB. Photos must be accompanied by the photographer’s name and address, location where the photo was taken and should state which category the photo should be entered into. Submission of entries will serve as acknowledgement and acceptance of all contest rules.

Rules

Photos should be taken of the BSNC region, or be about residents, history and culture of the region. Contestants must be shareholders or descendants/family members of shareholders. All photos submitted for this contest may be used in BSNC newsletters, annual reports, other printed material, web page or Facebook postings.

Prizes

Grand Prize: TBD
1st Place: TBD
2nd Place: TBD
3rd Place: TBD

Categories:

  • Generations
  • Village life
  • Scenery and Landscape
  • Historical
  • Subsistence/Cultural Activities
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