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The nanurluk is a ferocious polar bear the size of an iceberg that lives beneath the sea. COURTESY EVA WIDERMANN/INHABIT MEDIA

Here There Be Monsters

Strange things happen out on the land. Retelling those cautionary tales and scary stories is an...

October 2019 Beth Brown

Them Days: Reflections From The Spring Of ‘86

A look back at the North, pulled from our archives.

October 2019 Up Here
PHOTO BY BETH BROWN

The Red Boat Of Apex

How two sister lifeboats from a fated survey vessel found forever homes in Nunavut.

July 2019 Beth Brown
The Moose Horn Pass caribou fence has seen better days, but still stands. Courtesy Gary Beckhusen

A Study In Tree Time

Rings within white spruce offer a temporal fingerprint for the Moose Horn Pass caribou fence.

July 2019 Jacob Boon
COURTESY JULIUS CSOTONYI. PHOTOS COURTESY PRINCE OF WALES NORTHERN HERITAGE CENTRE

Palaeontology Isn’t Protected In The NWT

And with climate change melting permafrost, that means history could be lost.

July 2019 Jessica Davey-Quantick
PHOTOS BY UP HERE

Inside The Vault At The Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre

A behind-the-scenes look at the museum's operations and collections before its 40th birthday...

June 2019 Jacob Boon
PHOTOS COURTESY YUKON ARCHIVES

All In The Family

How the Hougens built a Northern business empire.

June 2019 Jeremy Warren
Inuk artist Germaine Arnaktauyok created the illustraition for the Nunavut 1999 coin.

Making Change in 1999

A modest keepsake from Nunavut’s creation still tells an inspiring story 20 years later.

April 2019 Jacob Boon
Peter Fraser holding his grandson, Cullen Crozier

The Duck Caller

The winner of this year's Sally Manning Award for Indigenous Creative Non-Fiction.

April 2019 Cullen Crozier, Peter Fraser
Portrait of Edith Iglauer in New York City (early to mid 1960s). CREDIT: University of Victoria Libraries

Edith Iglauer and the Ice Roads

The iconic author and journalist, who passed away this month at the age of 101, leaves behind an...

February 2019 Jacob Boon