Thursday, January 18, 2018

Living Above & Beyond

NWT gets new national park

Nááts’ihch’oh National Park Reserve The Sahtu Region of the Northwest Territories now has a new national park. The Nááts’ihch’oh National Park Reserve is the result of...

New website honours Inuit families

Martha Flaherty, Larry Audlaluk, Rynee Flaherty, Mary Flaherty with the monument in Grise Fiord. Iqqaumavara — I remember — is a series of new web-based...

Nunavut community honoured for Ecotourism program

The World Travel & Tourism Council selected Arviat Community Ecotourism as the winner of its community award, aimed at organizations that offer sustainable tourism,...

How Inuit create their stories: a new free app

Ivujivik graphic designer Thomassie Mangiok, of Pirnoma Technologies in Nunavik, has launched a new free app to help promote the Inuit language and traditions...

Throat singing recognized as cultural heritage

For thousands of years Inuit have passed down the knowledge of their elders from generation to generation through throat singing or katajjaniq. At the...
Coins

Mint unveils Arctic inspired coins

The Royal Canadian Mint has released some new coins of interest to those who enjoy all things northern. New commemorative 25-cent coins have been...
Arctic Permafrost study

Permafrost experts plan ahead to protect infrastructure

Warming temperatures affect permafrost and have an impact on infrastructure.

New monument celebrates 20 years of NLCA

On July 9 in Iqaluit this year, Nunavut Day was celebrated with a special commemoration ceremony to mark the 20 years since the birth...

Tradition meets modern in Vanishing Point

The Ottawa premiere of the 2011 NFB film took place in April at the Museum of Nature.

A Very “Special” Match

For Noah Ooloonie Papatsie of Iqaluit, Nunavut, the phone call he received one “ very amazing” day last October could hardly have been more...