Friday, September 20, 2019

From Scrap to Art

Elevate Aviation

Toonik Tyme

Arctic Fibres

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...

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...