Friday, June 22, 2018

Kuujjuaq’s’ Aqpik Jam

Every year in August, when aqpiks (cloudberries) are just ripe, ready to be harvested, Kuujjuaq prepares its very own Aqpik Jam, a “berry” flavourful music festival held in the Nunavik region’s hub.

Tukitaarvik and Inuit Education in the 21st Century

By James Kuptana In my opinion, as an Inuk and a recent university graduate, education is a fundamental building block in an individual’s development from...

Kenojuak Ashevak: A Woman of Heart

The early days of 2013 marked, in her 85th year, the passing of one of the most highly revered print artists of Canada’s North:...

AVATAQ Cultural Institute

Throughout Canada’s North, First Nations, Métis and Inuit organizations, large and small, grapple with similar imperatives: how best to preserve the stories and traditions...

Pablo Saravanja: Arts Mentor of the NWT

One of the most recognizable and beloved Yellowknifers.

A season of cloudberries with Reneltta Arluk

Turning her life into art-making and her art-making back into life.


Last profiled by Canada’s Arctic Journal over 10 years ago, it would not be an unfair question were one to ask - what has talented Inuit rocker Sinuupa been up to since then?

Royals Visit Yellowknife

Royals Visit Yellowknife September/October 2011

Order of Canada Recipients: Passion for the North Recognized

Two individuals are being appointed to the Order of Canada. Both are being recognized for their contributions to Canada’s North, its people, its culture: a passion they share.

Nunavut Throat-singers Enthral Audiences in Germany and Austria

Cynthia Pitsiulak and Annie Aningmiuq steal the show at Rüdiger Oppermann’s Klangwelten 2011.