Sunday, September 24, 2017

Tag: sept-oct-17

The Making of Three Feathers — the Movie

With hand warmers in our mittens and shouts of “Action” hanging in the sharp -30C air, the cameras begin rolling on what is likely...

Order of Quebec awarded

Zebedee Nungak received the Order of Quebec during a ceremony in Quebec City in late June. The Order of Quebec is the highest honour Quebec’s...

Celebrating Indigenous leaders

David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, presented honours to Northerners in recognition of outstanding Indigenous leadership at a ceremony June 19, at Rideau Hall...

Bear Witness Arctic Expedition

For anyone visiting the North Baffin community of Pond Inlet, given fair weather, the first thing that strikes you looking North is the formidable...

Inuit artists in the contemporary art market

In preparation for my trip to Cape Dorset, Nunavut, I had read hundreds of pages on the history of Canadian Inuit art, but only...

Arctic exhibit a multimedia experience

The Canadian Museum of Nature opened its new permanent Canada Goose Arctic Gallery June 21. This 8,000-sq. ft. gallery, the museum’s Canada 150 legacy...

Premiers’ refusal to engage as partners a failed gesture of reconciliation

In July, I wrote to Alberta Premier Rachel Notley, Chair of the Council of the Federation for 2017, with a basic request for structured...

Hiking ancestral trails – Indigenous adventure tourism

Nested between Alaska’s wilderness and the spectacular Northwest Territories, the Yukon, with its countless unnamed summits, is home still to pristine and undisturbed lands. The...