Morel pickers keep their secrets close to the chest
Illustration by Beth Covvey
The Yukon's new premier, Sandy Silver, is more personality than partisan. Can he keep that up?
Photo by Cathie Archibould
A century ago, the RCMP delivered mail and babies in the North, and kept people in line. But a dark stage in their history means cops today don't just have to keep the peace, they have to make it.
Sergeant Dave Wallace, now based out of Whitehorse, still delivers mail and medication to some camps outside of the Yukon's communities, just like the RCMP did in the territory's younger days. Photo Daren Gallo
Most years the porcupine caribou cross the Dempster. When they do, there's a harvest. Is this a healthy continuation of the old ways, or hi-tech slaughter?
Butchering is a family event on the river banks, with children playing, watching and learning. Photo Peter Mather
One skittish steed can make Midnight Sun Outfitting guides’ harrowing yearly journey through northern Yukon bush much more dangerous.
Logan Young leads a string of horses through the peel trail that leads to the Midnight Sun Outfitting hunting camp.