Sunday, September 23, 2018

Tag: jan-feb-18

Sky above, sea below

Inuit Wayfinding To survive, any organism must explore its environment, and for thousands of years, circumpolar peoples have excelled at both. During William Edward Parry’s...

Nunavik’s 4th park inaugurated

Parc national Tursujuq was inaugurated during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the park visitor pavilion in Umiujaq, Nunavik, at the end of October. Tursujuq is Nunavik’s...

Caribou People

The Sacred Place Where Life Begins I sit with Gwich’in hunter Charlie Swaney outside under a classic blue camping tarp, rain silently drumming. Thin, tall,...

Supreme Court of Canada decision reached

The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled in favour of the original recommendation to protect 80 per cent of the pristine Peel watershed from...

At the Floe Edge

On a trip to Arctic Bay, Nunavut, I had the opportunity to visit the “Sinaaq” (Inuktitut for Floe Edge, where the melting ice meets...

The Journey Forward, A Novella on Reconciliation

When We Play Our Drums, They Sing! Richard Van Camp Cover photograph by Tessa Macintosh McKellar & Martin Publishing Group, Ltd. February 2018 You’d think that in all those...

Cape Dorset

Cape Dorset has been home to the Inuit for over 3,000 years and is believed to be one of the first communities to be...

Arctic research leader receives Lifetime Achievement award

Dr. Louis Fortier received a Lifetime Achievement award at the Canadian Museum of Nature’s Inspiration Awards Gala. Louis Fortier, Ph.D., is the Scientific Director of...

Arctic archaeology scholar receives award

Recognized as one of the world’s foremost scholars in Arctic archaeology, Dr. David Morrison is the recipient of the Massey Medal for his outstanding...