Thursday, December 12, 2019

Toonik Tyme

Celebrating Inuit traditions and a return to Spring Toonik Tyme in Nunavut takes place in April, an annual festival...

EntrepreNorth Program

Creating business opportunities The middle of the floor is covered with a thick mat of balsam fir boughs, bushy...

Arctic Fibres

Supporting Inuit Traditions Arctic animals can stay warm on dark, wintry days on the Canadian tundra because of their...

Dog Teams

Back-to-the-land support system Traditionally Inuit were a nomadic people, continually on the move searching for animals. They walked...

Mining makes it happen

Teaching Earth Sciences awareness There’s nothing like an AHA! moment, when something suddenly clicks, someone “gets it,” and...

Cache Tuktu

A survival tool for Inuit It was a way to survive the harsh long winters. Inuit knew the...

Discovering Franklin’s Lost Crew

The magic of forensic art Who would have thought a young girl who couldn’t watch horror movies,...

Nunavut Literacy Council-Ilitaqsiniq

Stepping stone education programs As a not-for-profit society, Ilitaqsiniq relies solely on project-based funding to offer its many...

The North: Blending two cultures

The North is always full of surprises, especially the juxtapositions of southern and northern practices and technology. All reflect the changing North, not only...

Get ’er Done Labrador-style – Comedy reality television comes to the North

North West River in Labrador, Newfoundland, boasts a 65 per cent aboriginal population and was established as a thriving fur trade centre for the...