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For some, the plane is a muse; for others, it is a saviour, as depicted here in Wally Wolfe's "Found at last."
Take-offs and landings in Northern art
August 2016
Photo by Hannah Eden/Up Here
The making of Bushpilot, an iconic ode to flight in the North
August 2016
Alaska, acrylic on paper, 11x17. Artwork courtesy of Ted Harrison
Northern artists pay tribute to a beloved, inspiring painter
March 2015
The Barquentine tall ship. Photo courtesy The Arctic Circle
Got writer's block? Go find an iceberg.
January 2016
Hollywood gets a taste of Yellowknife
January 2015
Summoning the ghosts of a Yellowknife mall
December 2015
Image courtesy of Steve Skroce
In a new comic series, the U.S. invades Canada for its water. But a resistance swells above the 60th parallel.
December 2015
Tanya Tagaq weaves magic at a homecoming show in Yellowknife last July. Photo by Hannah Eden
Her daring, determination and talent brought her success. But it's how Tanya Tagaq used that success that lands her on our shortlist.
December 2015
“How do you teach someone the complexities of a situation without alienating them? Talking about cultural appropriation in the bathroom of a bar is the worst way to learn.” Jeneen Frei-Njootli Artist, Old Crow, Yukon. Photo courtesy of Jeneen Frei-Njootli
Every day aboriginal culture is borrowed, copied, dressed up or watered down. Is that art? Or is it stealing? Appropriation, it turns out, is all about the attitude.
June 2014
Coral Harbour carver Henry Nakoolak. Photo by Adina Tarralik Duffy
The hard realities of a Coral Harbour Artist
October 2015