Wednesday, September 20, 2017

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Crystal II to Iqaluit – A remarkable 75-year transformation

Text and photos by Ken Johnson    The City of Iqaluit is among a unique group of Canadian communities that originated entirely from a military...

Leading the Way at the Inuit Circumpolar Council – Canada

Nancy Karetak-Lindell, ICC-Canada President Nancy Karetak-Lindell was appointed the leader of the Inuit Circumpolar Council-Canada in April 2016 and will hold the position until July...

Adventures with the Forty Mile Herd

By Maya Cairns-Locke | Photos by Peter Mather Below, our expedition to find the herd. The trip was Peter’s idea. One summer afternoon he just jumped...

Meet the North

Life in the Arctic, One Introduction at a Time By Jennifer Kingsley | Photography by Eric Guth I first met the Arctic through its rivers....

Arctic History – It’s in the Cards

Collecting hockey and other sports cards is still today a popular and common hobby. Back in the early days of advertising, sports cards were...

Ice Bear – The Cultural History of an Arctic Icon

“I know that there are a lot of people who like polar bear meat and a lot of people who don’t like .” —...

Fort Ross – First east-west trade post

Fort Ross is not your average tourist area. There are no souvenirs or post cards to buy. In fact, the Hudson’s Bay Company post...

Arctic vs Antarctica

Text and artwork By Dr. Diane Howard Langlois I’m a polar painter, so I travel to the Arctic or Antarctica once a year. Both...

Nowhere Left to Roam

Preserving the Reindeer Herd Text and photos by Jonathan Frænkel-Eidse “They’re always trying to make us change, as if what we do is just a lifestyle...

Searching for Arctic Gold

The North Baffin Gold Rush of 1912 By the early 1900s, bowhead whaling in the eastern Arctic was in decline. Whales had been over-hunted and...