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Up Here Magazine - September/October 2022

Hand using a sound board.

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

Up Here Magazine - September/October 2022

Martha Kyak's collection hit Vancouver Fashion Week earlier this year.

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

Up Here Magazine - September/October 2022

"Time to Play" by Abraham Anghik Ruben

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