Saturday, May 25, 2019

Arctic Fibres

Dog Teams

Mining makes it happen

Cache Tuktu

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...

Ship Time

Ship time is always a major event in every northern community, usually involving at least three types of ship: the coastguard/icebreaker, the oil tanker...

Building a Northern marine labour force

The Nunavut Fisheries and Marine Training Consortium (NFMTC) is a marine training school based in Iqaluit, Nunavut, with a history of 12 successful years...

Nunavut Hitmakerz – Inspiring a new generation of artists

On a beautiful, crisp evening in March 2014, Thor Simonsen was sitting in his hotel room in Cape Dorset, Nunavut. He was visiting the...

Climbing barriers – Community-based pre-employment training in Nunavut

Finding work is tough for anybody, anywhere. It’s tougher if you’re young or lack experience, or if you have a visible or invisible disability,...

Fox Trapping – Trade goods for the fashion industry

Foxes were not of prime interest to Inuit in pre-contact times due to their fur being too fragile for external use and were seen...

Inuit Carving – Sharing a culture’s stories

Carving has long featured in the culture of northern indigenous peoples in their production of weapons and utensils in a variety of materials. The...