Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Tag: july-august-18

Narwhals – The one that points to the sky!

Conversation overheard on an airplane: “They don’t really exist!” said one. “No, no, I’ve seen photographs,” the other replied. “That’s just myths and legends, fairy...

Arctic Winter Games – Capturing the powerful spirit of the North

The 2018 South Slave Arctic Winter Games (AWG), an event that demonstrates sportsmanship and culture in the circumpolar world, is an event like no...

Arctic Bay

Some essential  Arctic Bay experiences  include: • Paddling, hiking and dog sledding • Viewing marine wildlife – narwhal and beluga whales • Experiencing Inuit culture, arts, and traditions • Stunning landscape...

Fisheries receive funding

The Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) announced in May that it’s investing $2,067,770 in a four-year research project off the coast of Baffin...

Celebrating Spring

The Toonik Tyme Festival in Iqaluit is an annual celebration of Inuit traditions and return to spring. Sponsored by Arctic UAV, this year’s festivities...

What’s that in the sky?

In early April, the skies over the Nunavik community of Kangiqsujuaq were alive with colour as kite-skiers participated in the annual Kite Ski Championship. This...

Annual expedition to support research projects

On May 25, the research icebreaker CCGS Amundsen left its home port of Quebec City for its 14th annual expedition to Canada’s Arctic. The 2018...

Reawakening Our Ancestors’ Lines

Revitalizing Inuit Traditional Tattooing Gathered and compiled by Angela Hovak Johnston Photography by Cora DeVos and Meta Antolin Inhabit Media, November 2017 For thousands of years, Inuit women...

Moving pictures from the permafrost

Founded in 1896, the same year that large-scale, commercial projection took off, Dawson was perfectly situated to grow as a hotbed of the fledgling...

Protecting traditional Inuit lands – Peary Caribou Habitat Clean Up Project

Peary caribou in Nunavut’s Qausuittuq National Park now have a healthier habitat thanks to the ongoing work of Parks Canada last summer. The Agency...