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September/October 2021

True, most of the humble and hastily built dwellings that helped trappers and settlers get through a winter or two have crumbled. But log houses constructed with love and attention still dot the urban landscapes, as some Northerners fall for homes with a more natural feel.

Photo courtesy David Loeks

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July/August 2021

Back in the 1940s, Yellowknifers had a few favourites when it came to canned goods.

Back in the 1940s, most northerners received food supplies once a year. A pantry favourite then was canned meat. Today fresh food from across the country arrives almost daily, but many northerners still want the security of a can or two
of Klik in the cupboard.   

PHOTOS: (LEFT) JOLLY TIME GIANT YELLOW CORN, (CENTRE) COURTESY PWNHC/2015.13.5J, (RIGHT) ILLUSTRATION BY BETH COVVEY

July/August 2021

Zaul Blondin - National Museums of Canada photo

On the 100th anniversary of Treaty 11, there’s little enthusiasm for a celebration. A descendant of two chiefs who signed the Treaty wonders if this was truly a Treaty, or just legalized thievery.

Zaul Blondin - National Museums of Canada photo

July/August 2021

Anonda Canadien shows off her beaded earrings

What they see around them…and in the movies…is what young people are introducing into beading patterns, while maintaining the traditional craft.

Photo by Pat Braden