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“Wnoondwaamin | we hear them,” on display in Toronto in 2016. Courtesy Frei Njootli/Toni Hafkensheid

All That Echoes

Jeneen Frei Njootli wants you to hear how loud an antler can be.

November 2019 Jacob Boon

Hot Pink Politics

Lianne Marie Leda Charlie is on an artistic mission of collage and colour.

November 2019 Jacob Boon
A quilt created by a communal effort, hosted by the Native Women's Association, in honour of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls, was the centrepiece of last year's Social Fabric show. COURTESY YK ARTIST-RUN COMMUNITY CENTRE

Social Fabric

This isn't your grandma's knitting. In the North, artists are making a statement with...

November 2019 Jessica Davey-Quantick
Ken Thomas, Crystal Carvill, and Sandra Storey install Suzanne Paleczny's piece, “Man Was a Fish, 2017,” during an exhibition at Art House Carcross. Courtesy of Yukon Arts Centre/Mike Thomas

We The Actual North

Northern art is used to define Canada around the globe. But are Northerners getting the recognition...

November 2019 Jessica Davey-Quantick
Chesterfield Inlet comedian Peter Autut shares his crack-you-up northern stand-up at Iqaluit’s Inuksuk High School.. PHOTO VIA BETH BROWN/UP HERE

Crafting The Perfect Northern Punchline

Peter Autut's stand-up comedy is no joke.

October 2019 Beth Brown

The One With The Mittens

Iqaluit’s new museum curator spotlights the value of a permanent collection that’s always been at...

July 2019 Beth Brown
Snotty Nose Rez Kids entertain the crowd. PHOTOS BY UP HERE

Holy Folk!

All the sun, sand, and amazing sounds from our weekend at Folk On The Rocks.

July 2019 Up Here

The North In Print

Book reviews for your summer reading list.

June 2019 Beth Brown, Jeremy Warren, Katherine Takpannie

Kablusiak Shortlisted for $100,000 Sobey Art Award

The first Inuvialuk artist ever nominated for the prestigious national art prize.

June 2019 Jacob Boon
Margaret Lawrence at home in her kitchen, surrounded by some of her hand-sewn grass baskets. PHOTOS BY BETH BROWN

Threading Memories in the Belcher Islands Community of Sanikiluaq

Women are bringing baskets to Nunavut again, one blade of grass at a time.

June 2019 Beth Brown