Wednesday, December 12, 2018

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...

Arctic Change

Destined it seems to forever be a fragile, changing frontier, the North needs to quickly grow capacity and capability, more urgently in the realm of education, opportunity and the ongoing development of healthy and sustainable economic and social programming that will prepare people for change within the context of their own self-determination and the needs and expectations of future generations.

Camera On A Mission

Electric curtains of radioactive green swirl, undulate and dance across the diamond flecked night sky, as I set up my camera gear for my first great show of the season. I’m with close friends on a small island just outside Yellowknife, one of the best places on earth to witness the Northern Lights.