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Ted Horton, Yellowknife's newsman-turned-mayor, wasn't about to let the provinces take over the NWT. He fired up his printing press and went to battle. NWT Archives/N-1979-052-6574
Prairie leaders wanted to annex the territories. But Yellowknife's mayor beat them at their own game.
December 2011
A gang of Inuit boys posing for Commander Inglefield near Baffin Island. National Maritime Museum-G4266
A ruthless shaman leads his people to the ends of the Earth and back
June 2011
The hastily constructed banks of early Yellowknife were easy to rob. NWT Archives/N-1979-053-0079
Three fools attempt a heist of one of Yellowknife's first banks, but are too drunk
April 2011