Monday, November 19, 2018

Tag: sept-oct-18

Paddlers join for 20th anniversary event

A world class wilderness event, the Yukon River Quest (YRQ) celebrated its 20th anniversary this year with a record number of teams entering the...

ICC Canada names new officers

Canada’s branch of the Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC) has a new president, Monica Ell-Kanayuk from Iqaluit, Nunavut. She was elected to the position July...

Shrimp market remains strong

In July, Makivik released the results from their 2017-2018 fishing year, announcing that prices for northern shrimp remain strong, they are increas­ing their market...

Subarctic Lichens

The starkness of the horizon is deceptive. The treeless landscape contains plants grown in the lushest southern gardens, at one hundredth of the size....

From-the-Land Food Ambassadors Program helps to restore Northern food systems

A 9 pm sun glows red from a nearby forest fire lending a calm light to the heritage garden site on the banks of...

Cold Rush

The Astonishing True Story of the Quest for the Polar North Martin Breum McGill-Queen’s University Press, July 2018 The heating Arctic has become a key issue...

Inuit art finds new home

The Municipality of Cape Dorset and West Baffin Eskimo Cooperative are opening the Kenojuak Cultural Centre this September. This state-of-the-art community facility, visitor destination...

New wildlife area to come to the Dehcho

The Dehcho First Nations will sign papers this fall with federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna to finalize the agreement, which will establish Edéhzhíe as...

From Sourdoughs to Cheechakos

“This is the law of the Yukon, that only the strong shall thrive; that surely the weak shall perish, and only the fit survive.”...

Clyde River

Essential experiences include: • Immersing yourself in stunning scenery and wildlife with expert local guides who will share a millennium of accumulated history • Scaling world-famous...