Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Return of the Far Fur Country

by Josh Pearlman In 1919, the Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC) commissioned two intrepid filmmakers to capture silent film footage of Canada’s North and life around...

Species at Risk

Grizzlies move into Polar bear territory July/August 2012 by Rebecca Deatsman On June 15, 1996, three biologists flew over the newly established Wapusk National Park in...

Striving For Balance in Nunavut

Modern Education meets Traditional Inuit Knowledge July/August 2012 by Teevi Mackay The first ever Elders Teaching Certification Ceremony, held in Igloolik, Nunavut, on April 25, made...

Arctic Herders

Traditional Life in the Arctic July/August 2012 by Bryan and Cherry Alexander After winter releases its grip on the Arctic, migration to summer pastures gets underway....

Going Home to Tasiujaq

The end of the HBC Post era May/June 2012 by David F. Pelly Annie Tatty, 81 years old, spry and engaged as ever, leaned in close...

Inuit View on Canada’s Arctic Sovereignty

May/June 2012 by Whit Fraser Canada’s current Prime Minister frequently advances Canada’s position on Arctic sovereignty with the words “use it or lose it” and...

Mission Martin Bay – 1943

U-537’s Top Secret Incursion into Canadian Waters May/June 2012 by Gerard Kenney In 1969, I worked for Bell Telephone Company of Canada, today Bell Canada. As...

Canada’s Coast Guard Looks to the Future

March/April 2012 By Kelly Bent No longer a remote and uninhabited frontier, close to 120,000 people (est.) now live and work in Canada’s Arctic, It is...

Forty Below: Traditional Life in the Arctic

Text and photos by Bryan and Cherry Alexander Cold is synonymous with the Arctic, particularly during the winter months. In some areas, temperatures...

Finding Hope and Healing in Memories of Our Past

March/April 2012 by Ann Meekitjuk Hanson, C.M. They came frightened. They came with broken hope. They came tired and dirty. They came not knowing if they...