Maureen Gruben shares the hard truths of a rapidly changing environment.
Courtesy Kyra Kordoski
Every corner of the North is flush with musical talent. But what does it take to actually get these unique voices and new sounds out and into the world? We hit the grind with these crafty and collaborative record labels who are putting Northern artists front and centre.
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The revitalization of hide tanning throughout the North is more than the practice itself. It’s a reclamation of land, culture, connection—and it has the power to transform communities.
Photo: Morgan Tsetta/Dechinta Centre for Learning and Research
Joella Hogan is a savvy business operator who has brought Mayo’s Yukon Soaps Co. to national prominence. She also has a keen eye for turning her entrepreneurial investment into a vital piece of community infrastructure. How so? Hint: Think housing.
Photo by Cathie Archbould
From expanding local culinary options to incubating businesses and sparking social change, farmers' markets in the North do it all.
Photo courtesy Hannah Eden/Yellowknife Farmers' Market
Soft, delicate, and carefully crafted, tufting is a love letter to the places Northern artists call home.
Photo by Bill Braden
Every year, some of the world’s most intrepid explorers and curious minds head North with specialized scuba gear to plunge into the Arctic Ocean. What secrets do these underwater worlds hold that make the potentially dangerous diving experience so enticing?
Photo by Jill Heinerth
Conceived to slow the invasion of the English language into Northern homes, the Inuit Broadcasting Corporation celebrates 40 years of bringing Inuit–and Inuit life–to the screen.
Photos courtesy of Inuit Broadcasting Corporation
Inuvik is home to a new country-food processing plant for Inuvialuit communities. The goal? To create jobs and training opportunities, and to restore traditions that will increase food security. The business may not be about profit, but it’s creating value—one link of beluga sausage at a time.
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A new mask and puppetry show out of Whitehorse gives the Yukon’s aviation history a decidedly whimsical twist.
Photo Courtesy of Open Pit Theatre