Traditional Wear Fashion Show brought to you by AREVA

On Nunavut Day – July 9, 2011 – AREVA Resources was the proud sponsor of the traditional outfit fashion show in Baker Lake. The event was very well attended and counted 28 show participants. There were a total of 6 categories offered and the winners were:

Girls 5-12 years old

1st Place – Cassandra Niego (outfit designed by Winnie Attungala and Paula Rumbolt

2nd Place – Neigo Killulkark (outfit designed by Joan Killulark)

Boys 5-12 years old

1st Place – Luke Tunguaq (traditional caribou outfit designed by Lucy Tunguaq)

2nd Place – Jonathan Tootoo (special occasions outfit designed by Winnie Attungala)

Girls 13-20 years old

1st Place – Dana Tunnuaq (outfit designed by Bessy Scottie)

2nd Place – Kirsten Tootoo (special occasion outfit designed by Winnie Attungala)

Boys 13 -20 years old – No Entries

Ladies over 21 years old and elders

1st Place – Hannah Killulark (outfit designed by Hannah Killulark)

2nd Place – Ita Kalliraq (outfit designed by Ita Kalliraq)

Men over 21 years old and elders

1st Place – John Killulark – (special occasions outfit designed by Hannah Killulark)

2nd Place – John Nukik (outfit designed by Martha Nukik)

AREVA’s Baker Lake Office Community Relations Assistant for the summer, Olivia Ullyot, was the master of ceremony for this event and skillfully made all the announcements in both English and Inuktitut. We want to thank all those who participated by wearing their traditional outfits as well as those who came to view and cheer them on.  As you can see in the pictures from the event below, traditional Inuit wear is colourful and beautiful and AREVA welcomed the opportunity to celebrate Nunavut Day with the community of Baker Lake.

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