“Thank God for Instagram,” the Tetlit Gwich’in Elder says, explaining it has helped grow her audience outside of Whitehorse, where she lives.
Million-dollar views. Wilderness at the doorstep. Big communal spaces to gather in. Here’s what Northerners want from their dream homes.
Charting the history of four novel Northern houses
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.
It won’t change overnight. But when it comes to addressing our many housing issues, you need to start somewhere. Here’s how some dedicated Northerners are working to tear down old housing policies and practices to rebuild for the better.
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?
What they see around them…and in the movies…is what young people are introducing into beading patterns, while maintaining the traditional craft.