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Some say Inuktitut is doomed to disappear. Others have hope. In the face of a transforming Arctic, what needs to happen for the Inuit language to survive?
July 2015
Photo courtesy of Lesley Farrow
A by-the-numbers look at Nunavut's favourite holiday
July 2015
The abandoned outpost of Port Leopold, built sometime in the mid-1920s, on the northeastern tip of Somerset Island in the High Arctic, was used briefly to trade fox furs. Photo: Dennis Minty
Relics of the Hudson's Bay Company still stand across the North, though many buildings that were once havens are being retaken by the wilderness
July 2015
Wayne Cockney finishes cutting a fillet from a freshly-caught whitefish. Photo by Angela Gzowski
A fisherman pulls in some fish on the Arctic Ocean’s shore
July 2014
Clockwise: traditional pipsi, caught, brined dried and voila—the essence of char; candied char belly, brined with brown sugar, it melts in your mouth; mesquite and regular flavoured char sticks, for fish-lovers on the go. Photo by Angela Gzaowski
Rankin Inlet’s Kivalliq Arctic Food blends tradition with innovation.
July 2014
Riverfront roots: Whitehorse, circa the turn of the last century, where paddle-wheeled steamers lined the shores of the Yukon River to carry on good from the end of the White Pass railway.
Whiskey Flats is long gone, but Whitehorse's makeshift community left a memorable mark
May 2015
Louie and a friend get ready to head out. Photo by Roger Brunt
Fort Rae was excited to welcome home the hunters; Roger Brunt was excited to be warm, dry and alive
January 2015
Nichole Richards of Norman Wells, NWT cooking up caribou heart. Photo by Nichole Richards
How to get the most out of your caribou
January 2015
This artwork appears in a children's book, Yamozha and his Beaver Wife, illustrated by Tlicho artist Archie Beaulieu. It's available via Amazon and Theytus Books
A Herculean myth that served as a map, a unifier and an inspiration
April 2015
Tlingit drum dancing is bigger than ever / Photo: Allan Ogilvie
Kept alive in secret for generations, Tlingit drum dancing is bigger than ever
March 2015