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September/October 2021

An inside look at Charlotte Morritt-Jacobs' tiny house

Over the last two decades, thousands of tiny houses have popped up across North America, creating a new lifestyle trend and a slew of first-time home buyers. But why is this movement at a standstill in the North?

Photo by Charlotte Morritt-Jacobs

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