Monday, May 29, 2017

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Circumpolar Artists – Portraying life through art

There is something powerful about gathering a group of artists from across the circumpolar regions — not just for those who get to witness,...

Art in the Kivalliq

In the Spring of 1979, I found myself stepping out of a Transair DC-3 and making my way across a tarmac of hardened earth...

UKKUSIKSALIK The People’s Story

A Legacy Ukkusiksalik remains a special place in the hearts of the families in the Kivalliq region, on the west side of Hudson Bay, whose ancestors...

Pootoogook Qiatsuk – Virtuosic artist

The goose’s long neck is twisted at an almost impossible angle with its head upside down, looking at its breast. The impressive thing is...

Magical Passages – Sailing Greenland’s Challenging Waters

Travelling by boat is my favourite way to experience Greenland, a place where the highway is the water. Just getting there is an adventure...

Weekend Getaway – Venturing outside Nunavik’s hub on all fours

The largest Inuit community of Nunavik and also the only one in this northern region of Quebec to be connected to First Air’s network,...

King Eiders – Clowns of the Arctic Bird Kingdom

I freeze mid-stride. For a moment I teeter, then gently lower my foot. My hiking boot comes to rest among tundra grasses that shiver...

Connecting with Arviat’s Ancestors

In the late 1600s and early 1700s, the ancestors of today’s Inuit inhabitants began moving southward from the High Arctic, both along the west...

Active Inuit Wisdom

So for thousands of years, the iglu has been an essential home in the Arctic. In fact, the importance of this skill has been...

Chasing the Aurora Borealis

Northern lights still hold a fascination for a lot of us ordinary mortals. Since the dawn of time, these flamboyant beams painting the Arctic...