On the run from the KGB, a Soviet nuclear physicist takes the only job he can get—teaching junior high science in Canada’s North.
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Every corner of the North is flush with musical talent. But what does it take to actually get these unique voices and new sounds out and into the world? We hit the grind with these crafty and collaborative record labels who are putting Northern artists front and centre.
Photo: Adobe Stock
What do the faces of ambitious youth in Mayo, Yukon; a friendly walrus in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut; and one of Yellowknife’s most generous residents all have in common? They are the subjects of giant murals that brighten up their Northern communities.
Photo by Kelli Gillard
Maureen Gruben shares the hard truths of a rapidly changing environment.
Courtesy Kyra Kordoski
The revitalization of hide tanning throughout the North is more than the practice itself. It’s a reclamation of land, culture, connection—and it has the power to transform communities.
Photo: Morgan Tsetta/Dechinta Centre for Learning and Research
Defined by detailed embroidery, patient stitching, vibrant beading and hand-tanned hides, Indigenous designs in the North have always been couture—and the world is just starting to catch on.
Courtesy Vancouver Fashion Week/Arun Nevader
Brothers Abraham Anghik Ruben and David Ruben Piqtoukun find the soul in stone and bone, bringing epic legends and personal histories to life with brutal honesty and masterful skill.
Courtesy Winnipeg Art Gallery