Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Tag: nov-dec-16

Inuit Traditions focus of Conference

The 20th biennial Inuit Studies Conference, held in October in St. John’s Newfoundland, was an interactive event that included presentations, demonstrations and panel discussions...

Ice Bear – The Cultural History of an Arctic Icon

“I know that there are a lot of people who like polar bear meat and a lot of people who don’t like .” —...

NWT’s first self-government celebrates

The new Deline Got'ine government celebrated their beginning in September, kicking off a week of festivities in the Great Bear Lake community. It has...

Fort Ross – First east-west trade post

Fort Ross is not your average tourist area. There are no souvenirs or post cards to buy. In fact, the Hudson’s Bay Company post...

Arctic vs Antarctica

Text and artwork By Dr. Diane Howard Langlois I’m a polar painter, so I travel to the Arctic or Antarctica once a year. Both...

Yellowknife Lakes

The final frontier in exploratory fish biology For an ichthyologist with a Ph.D., my fall assignment sounded routine: a basic lake-wide survey of fish in...

UPCART strategy moves forward

The Ungava Peninsula Caribou Aboriginal Round­table (UPCART) held their sixth meeting at Indian House Lake on George River in September. As a result, the...

Inuit in Canada and Greenland Meet with the Pikialasorsuaq Commission

Our children no longer know the place names of our hunting grounds, nor have they travelled across the ice bridge that links these lands. This...

Hitmakerz tour Nunavut

A new, northern arts initiative hopes to give Nunavut youth skills writing, recording, producing,marketing, and selling professional music. The Nunavut Hitmakerz travelled to Clyde...

Nowhere Left to Roam

Preserving the Reindeer Herd Text and photos by Jonathan Frænkel-Eidse “They’re always trying to make us change, as if what we do is just a lifestyle...