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Students at Attagoyuk Ilisavik in Pangnirtung cheer on the Raptors. VIA STEPHEN PARMITER

#WeTheNorth Comes North

Raptors fans across the territories are rooting on Canada's team in the NBA finals.

By Jacob Boon
Jun 11
2019
Toe "master" Terry Lee holds up his latest acquisition.

Dawson City Receives New Sour Toe

Nick Griffiths' frostbitten digit has completed its year-long adventure from an English...

By Jacob Boon
Jun 11
2019
BETH BROWN/UP HERE

Toonik Tyme in Iqaluit

Check out photos from the opening ceremonies of the annual spring celebration.

By Beth Brown
Apr 12
2019
BETHIEHUDSON, VIA INSTAGRAM

Beautiful, scary weather warming the North

Historic high temperatures this March are melting ice and snow much sooner than expected.

By Jacob Boon
Mar 19
2019
CREDIT CBC, VIA FACEBOOK

Charlie Panigoniak’s song

The father of Inuktitut music has passed away.

By Jacob Boon
Mar 06
2019
A wildfire burning in 2014. CREDIT KYLE THOMAS, VIA FACEBOOK

A Wildfire Post-Mortem

The Northwest Territories is better prepared for future wildfire outbreaks, according to an all-...

By Jacob Boon
Mar 05
2019
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Small Town, Big Stories

A letter from editor Herb Mathison, from our March 2019 issue.

By Herb Mathisen
Mar 04
2019
ILLUSTRATION BY CODY FENNELL, VIA DEAD NORTH

Dead North's Monstrous Success

Now in its seventh year, the Northern horror, sci-fi and fantasy film festival continues to thrill...

By Jacob Boon
Feb 26
2019
The festival will run March 3 to 8 in Yellowknife. PHOTO VIA CITY OF YELLOWKNIFE ON FACEBOOK

Yellowknife Launches New Aurora Festival

Naka will celebrate the Northern Lights and local Dene culture.

By Jacob Boon
Feb 14
2019
Greenland shark

December Sneak Peek

Wild weather, ancient sharks and work worth recognizing

By Up Here
Nov 30
2018