Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Tag: jan-feb-17

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...

Diving and dancing – Tales of the hunter’s knife

I think more so then anywhere else in the world knives hold a great fascination for Inuit. The hunters all have their preference and...

Preserving a disappearing culture through words

“I’ll show you something really stunning. It doesn’t exist anywhere else.” Norman Hallendy types inua into his computer. Within seconds a list of words...

Irish take all at NWT Wade Hamer Challenge Hockey Cup

Around 1,500 people crowded into the Ed Jeske Arena on the afternoon of November 23 to witness the 32nd Annual Wade Hamer Challenge Cup...

There is space for us all

I was in the audience when Tanya Tagaq, an Inuk from Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, performed at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa in late...

Canadian High Arctic Research Station prepares for opening in 2017

As construction of the Canadian High Arctic Research Station (CHARS) progresses in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, plans are underway for the Station’s grand opening in...

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....

Ensuring safe marine transportation in the Arctic

The Arctic will receive improvements to marine safety over five years starting in 2017 due to Canada’s new $1.5 billion Oceans Protections Plan, unveiled...

IMO plans to prevent marine pollution

The International Maritime Organization’s Polar Code on the protection of polar waters, which comes into force in 2017, says “ships are encouraged not to...