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Your North: Best reader photos for the week of May 20

Hikes, fishing derbies, and animal-crashing selfies are signs of the seasons across the North. Check out your best shots of the past week before the calendar turns to June, and the unofficial beginning of summer.

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The bear with the thousand yard stare: Andrea Magee snapped this great shot, sending it to our CBC Yukon Facebook page. (Submitted by Andrea Magee)

Hikes, fishing derbies, and animal-crashing selfies are signs of the seasons across the North. Check out your best shots from Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut of the past week before the calendar turns to June, and the unofficial beginning of summer.

A true northern selfie: dozens of birds crashed Zoe's photo from the roof of a cabin in Raymond Channel in the N.W.T., in this shot sent to us by Amy Petrin. (Submitted by Amy Petrin)
Start 'em early! It's fishing derby season in Nunavut, and Jeannie Illuitok sent us this shot of little Leo giving it his best shot in Kugaaruk. (Submitted by Jeannie Illuitok)
Nunavut ingenuity on display: Andy Illungiayok sent in this photo of his nukajuaq (younger brother) Norman, towing a custom-made qamutik at Arviat's 'ugly fish' derby. The sled was made special to fit Norman's mini-snowmobile. 'It won't be long that I'll follow him instead of following me,' said Andy. (Submitted by Andy Illungiayok)
Out for adventure: Hannah Spencer sent us this shot from Fossil Canyon near Norman Wells, N.W.T., while out with her friend Chica. (Submitted by Hannah Spencer)
'Didn't catch this walrus but my camera did, near Kinngait,' writes Iqaluk Toonoo, who sent this majestic shot to our CBC Nunavut Facebook page. (Submitted by Iqaluk Toonoo)
A world of pink and orange at the mouth of the Peel River. This gorgeous scene was sent to us by Brian Martin. (Submitted by Brian Martin)
Nice catch! Jake Pissuk won the Rankin Inlet fishing derby over the weekend with this 45 and a 1/4 inch trout. Veronica Connelly sent us this shot of Jake with his winning fish. (Submitted by Veronica Connelly)
Cloudy skies can make for some amazing shots. Shelley Williamson sent us this photo of the cover over Whitehorse earlier this week. (Submitted by Shelley Williamson)

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