The summer solstice is almost upon us, and young hunters are out on the land enjoying the weather — but that doesn't mean there isn't snow in some parts of the North too.
Take a trip around the territories with your best submitted photos of the week:
Someone was excited about the Pittsburgh Penguins' Stanley Cup win! This is young Ryker Branson Ell, who turns one this Sunday, celebrating the latest Cup champs in Coral Harbour, Nunavut. (Submitted by Donna Ell-Eetuk) The mountain avens are in bloom above the 60-Mile Valley off Yukon's Top of the World Highway in this gorgeous shot by Andrea Magee. (Submitted by Andrea Magee) The moon rising over Great Bear Lake from the banks in Deline, N.W.T., makes for a stunning summer scene in this shot by Jenna Kenny. (Submitted by Jenna Kenny) One proud hunter! Dylan Enuapik, 13, got his first walrus earlier this week, while hunting between Whale Cove and Rankin Inlet, Nunavut. (Submitted by Barb Ulurksit) Beavers and bannock: Sounds like a pretty good afternoon! Fort Smith, N.W.T.'s Joseph B. Tyrell Elementary School held a culture camp this week, where students learned about beavers, filleting fish, and making bannock. (Submitted by Sarah Pruys) Snow day! Jenny Mosesie, Angela Kooneeliusie, and Adam Aliqatuqtuq had a little fun with the wintry weather this past weekend in Qikiqtarjuaq, Nunavut. (Submitted by Angela Kooneeliusie) An absolutely stunning evening shot over Pine Lake N.W.T., in Wood Buffalo National Park. Katee Doyon took this shot at 11 p.m. (Submitted by Katee Doyon)