The territory’s largest handgames tournament wrapped up in Behchokǫ̀ in the wee hours of Monday morning.
After three days and about 100 games, Richard Romie’s team from Whatì took home the $30,000 first place prize.
Maurice Moses’ team from Wrigley won second and $20,000, while Shaun Etchinelle from Tulít’a finished third and got $15,000.
Below is a series of photos from elimination day on Saturday. Teams started playing at 10 a.m. and continued well into the night.
All photos by Francis Tessier-Burns.
This was the last handgames tournament to be played in Behchokǫ̀‘s current Cultural Centre as the building will soon be torn down and replaced.