Jaime Pascal has won both 1st and 3rd place in the first ever Celebrate Líl̓wat Life Photo Contest.

Jaime Pascal has been awarded Grand Prize in the Celebrate Líl̓wat Life Photo Contest for the landscape titled “Lilwatemclhkan—I am Lílwat.”  Her painterly “My Papa Fishing for Zumak (Spring Salmon) at Lillooet Lake” took 3rd place. Levi Nelson took second place with  a beautiful sepia photograph from his series, “Líl̓wat Girls, 2016.” Both photographers will have their images featured in the 2016/17 Líl̓wat Nation Annual Report due to be published this OctoberPascal will receive an iPad Mini for her 1st place win.

It was exciting to see that both adult and youth photographers entered their work, Our congratulations go out to all of those who sent images of what they personally celebrate about Líl̓wat life. Thank you to cjleadersangel, Maxine Bruce, Jaime Pascal, Theresa Peters, Claudia Thevarge, Levi Nelson, Nadine Pascal, Courtney Dick, Carrie Lester, Shaneika Lepine and Jeremy Dan. We are proud to share your work.

Please note that the contest voting was a “blind” process. In the name of fairness and impartiality, committee members were presented photos identified only by number and presented their choices without prejudice.

Scroll down to view the winners and the other entires listed in order of entry.

Grand Prize Winner

“Lilwatemclhkan—I am Lílwat” by Jaime Pascal

2nd Place Winner

“Líl̓wat Girls, 2016  (#1)” by Levi Nelson

3rd Place Winner

“My Papa Fishing for Zumak (Spring Salmon) at Lillooet Lake”
by Jaime Pascal

 

All Other Submissions

 

“Pow Wow” by cjleadersangel

 

“Sunset” by cjleadersange

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Barrel Racing Champion Ticwtkwa Nelson with Rodeo Organizers”
by Maxine Bruce

 

“Bull Riding Champion Mr. Kevin Wallace” by Maxine Bruce

 

“Saskatoon Berry/Tsaqwm” by  Jaime Pascal

 

“This Is The Birkenhead River” by Jaime Pascal

 

“My Sister, Brook Stager”  by Jaime Pascal

 

“Women Warriors Song” by Theresa Peters

 

“Unity Runners and Riders Arrive in Líl̓wat from N̓Quatqua,  2015”
by Theresa Peters

 

“Paddlers Gathering The 2016 Pulling Together Canoe Journey”
by Theresa Peters  12

 

“Launch of the Pulling Together Canoe Journey”
by Theresa Peters  13

 

“My Husband and Son Fishing At The Lake, 2012”
by Theresa Peters

 

“Kids At A Birthday Party, 2007”  by Theresa Peters 15

 

“Celebrating The Beautiful Gift of Friendship (#1)”
by Claudia Thevarge 16

 

“Celebrating The Beautiful Gift of Friendship (#2)”
by Claudia Thevarge 17

 

“Líl̓wat Girls, 2016  (#2)” by Levi Nelson

 

“Líl̓wat Girls, 2016  (#3)” by Levi Nelson

 

“Ekomi Tilalus” by Levi Nelson 21

 

“T’qil Tilalus” by Levi Nelson 22

 

“Baby Boy” by Nadine Pascal 

 

“Baby Boy at Canucks Game Centre Ice” by Nadine Pascal

 

“My House” by Nadine Pascal

 

“Mount Currie Old Reserve Hallowe’en 2013” by Courtney Dick, 26

“New Year’s Eve 2012” by Courtney Dick

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Arriving Into Pemberton On The Way Home After Many Moons”
by Courtney Dick, 28

“Walking Past The Barns On The Way To The Old Reserve”
by Courtney Dick

 

“Making T’aqsa7 on Lillooet Lake” by Carrie Lester

 

“Horses” by Shaneika Lepine

 

“Turkey Vulture” by Jeremy Dan

 

Thank you for taking the time to view all the submissions to the Celebrate Líl̓wat Life Photo Contest.