Thursday, November 23, 2017

Tag: nov-dec-17

Makivik funding to support community initiatives

Makivik Corporation has announced $16.8- million will be allocated in support of many different community projects and new initiatives, due to solid returns from...

Seven nations sign historic agreement

An historic agreement between the seven Indigenous Nations that make up UPCART — the Ungava Peninsula Caribou Aboriginal Round Table — was signed October...

Collecting lichens in Canada’s High Arctic

It’s 1:36 in the morning on July 16, 2017, and in the orange tent-tinged midnight sun, I’m face to face with a curious wolf,...

Mt. Logan, Yukon – Climbing Canada’s tallest mountain

Stepping out of a yellow Helio Courier onto the Quintino Sella glacier was one of the best moments of my life. I was standing...

An Artifact Mystery

A Netsilik (“Nattilik”) compact qajaq Museums collect artifacts that tell a story, sometimes in concert with other items, sometimes alone. Unlike a good mystery novel...

North-South partnership brings art to new airport

The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) partnered with the Government of Nunavut (GN) to create a display featuring Inuit art for the new Iqaluit International...

The Pangnirtung Weave Shop

The Inuit-owned and run Uqqurmiut Centre in Pangnirtung was built in 1991 to house the weave shop and the print shop, with a small...

Canada’s C3 Expedition Meets the Arctic

A polar bear cub and its mother lounge on sea ice off the coast of Baffin Island. A zodiac with binocular-clad passengers pulls up...

There is no straight path to reconciliation

Canada’s growing interest in reconciliation has fostered an unprecedented national dialogue about not only improving the lives of Indigenous peoples and the communities in...

A Ski Journey – From Hudson Bay to the High Land

Nunavik holds a few of the best-kept summer and winter adventure secrets around. The vastness and diversity of the ecosystems that comprise this northern...