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On the shores of Great Slave Lake, Up Here editor Jake Kennedy joins a boatbuilding legend to craft a uniquely Northern vessel—and to uncover secrets about wood, waves and life.
May 2017
A family heads south on Admiralty Inlet at 1 a.m. Photo by Clare Kines
On the land and in the water of Admiralty Inlet, there's goose eggs and char to be had.
May 2017
Photo by Hannah Eden
A Yellowknife gardener channels her grief into the land—and works through the seasons of healing
May 2017
Illustration by Jonathan Wright
When life handed him illness, he made birch syrup—and kept a tradition alive
July 2014
Photo courtesy of Harold Grinde
How–and why–people still hunt on horseback in the Mackenzie Mountains
February 2017
Illustration by Beth Covvey
Searching for no one in the middle of the night on a frozen bay
March 2017
Photo by Mike Rudyk
A traditional First Nations ‘men’s game’ is being played by women in the North.
January 2017
Photo by Thorsten Gohl
In a small town on the banks of the Mackenzie River, Ping Pong is more than just a game
December 2016
From battling Arctic hares and a hand games tourney to ice fishing on a midsummer night, this year’s winners have captured what it means to live and love in the far north. Photo: Fred Lemire
Up Here's annual readers’ photo contest winners and honourable mentions from 2015
January 2016
Great Slave baristas make do when the coffeemaker goes for a dip
November 2016