It's the North's coldest cold case: Two centuries ago at the mouth of the Mackenzie, six bold fur traders came to grief. Did 'Eskimos' murder them? Or was it an inside job?
To 18th-century voyageurs, Inuit were mythic savages, dangerous and strange. Did they kill Duncan Livingston and his crew?
Prairie leaders wanted to annex the territories. But Yellowknife's mayor beat them at their own game.
Ted Horton, Yellowknife's newsman-turned-mayor, wasn't about to let the provinces take over the NWT. He fired up his printing press and went to battle. NWT Archives/N-1979-052-6574
Three fools attempt a heist of one of Yellowknife's first banks, but are too drunk
The hastily constructed banks of early Yellowknife were easy to rob. NWT Archives/N-1979-053-0079