Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Google maps Northern national parks

Thanks to a partnership with Google Canada, those who love to explore Canada’s spectacular Northern national parks can now do so online as well. With...

TAKU exhibit this summer

Makivik Corporation and the Native Friendship Centre of Montréal are exhibiting TAKU (to see), the work by Inuit youth carvers who visit the mikinak youth...

Production crews film in Nunavut

Film crews were in Iqaluit and Apex, Nunavut, in April to capture scenes for Two Lovers & A Bear, the upcoming feature film by...

Mushrooms making history in the NWT

Come late May and into mid July, NWT residents who want to gain some fast cash may do just that during this season’s mushroom...
Caribou hunting moratorium in Nunavut

Managing the North’s caribou

Nunavut government’s interim moratorium on hunting caribou on and around Baffin Island, which took effect January 1, will help give the Baffin Island caribou...

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...