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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
Photo of Tuinnaq Bruce, the author's grandmother, by David Pelly
The 2015 winner of the Sally Manning Award for Indigenous non-fiction
March 2015
Carmen Braden captures nature with her recorder, absorbs it through her headphones, processes it into music and exports it through her piano. Photo: Bill Braden
To tell the story of the North's ice cycles, Yellowknife composer Carmen Braden translates nature into music
October 2015
D'arcy Moses at his studio in Enterprise, NWT. Photo: Hannah Eden
Nearly 20 years ago he disappeared into the bush to find his Northern roots. Now he’s ready to step back into the Canadian fashion scene—and bring the North along with him.
October 2015
Polar pulp fiction that delivers just the right chills
August 2015
Abraham Anghik Ruben (r) with Bob Carpenter, circa 1977. Photo: Fran Hurcomb
For decades, Abraham Anghik Ruben has recorded the old stories about how things used to be in the Arctic. But his published works aren’t volumes of print. They’re monuments of stone, ivory, bone and bronze.
July 2015