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Cambridge Bay's muskox. UP HERE/JEREMY WARREN
The North is beautiful, but it’s not just natural splendour. Dotted around the territories are gorgeous pieces of artistic expression that locals pass every day.
November 2019
Rankin Inlet artist Helen Iguptak teaches Annie Petaulassie how 
to spin qiviut fibres into yarn. UP HERE/BETH BROWN
Qiviut (muskox fur) spinning workshops warm-up the Iqaluit arts and craft festival.
November 2019
Chef and former opera personality Michael Lockley is leading a new meal program at the city's men's shelter.  UP HERE/BETH BROWN
Food security takes centre stage in the kitchen of Michael Lockley, an international opera singer turned cook for northerners in need. 
November 2019
COURTESY AAKULUK
There’s both life and death in the prose of Iqaluit hip-hop artist FXCKMR.
November 2019
COURTESY SLASH/BACK
Film director Nyla Innuksuk brings sci-fi and horror to Nunavut.
November 2019
COURTESY QAUNIRQ CHAPMAN
The host of Nunavummi Mamarijavut is reigniting a passion for Inuit cuisine, one adventure at a time.
October 2019
The nanurluk is a ferocious polar bear the size of an iceberg that lives beneath the sea. COURTESY EVA WIDERMANN/INHABIT MEDIA
Strange things happen out on the land. Retelling those cautionary tales and scary stories is an Inuit tradition being kept alive by a new generation of artists.
October 2019
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
Peter Autut's stand-up comedy is no joke.
October 2019
PHOTO BY STEVE DUCHARME
Step inside Northern Collectibles and discover an overflowing world of wonder.
August 2019
"I think everybody can sing. That being said, some of us sing like Leonard Cohen and we have a range of five or six notes."
As the conductor of Yellowknife’s Aurora Chorealis choir, Margo Nightingale’s love of music is self-evident. But for the local lawyer, it’s the sense of community that keeps her guiding voices.
August 2019