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NATAN OBED. ALEX TÉTREAULT/NATIONAL OBSERVER

On Name Changes

You may not agree with Natan Obed’s positions, but respect where they come from.

May 2018 Elaine Anselmi
Steve Ducharme/Nunatsiaq News

True To The Vision

New premier Paul Quassa wants to get back to the original intent of Nunavut’s creation

March 2018 Herb Mathisen
Illustration by Beth Covvey

All-American Arctic?

How a U.S. politician sought to buy Greenland and Iceland to get at Canada

January 2018 Herb Mathisen

Balancing The Scales

For women coming forward with domestic or sexual assault charges, the road to justice is rough at...

September 2017 Amy Kenny
Photo courtesy Iqqaumavara

The High Arctic Lobbyist

Despite it all, Grise Fiord’s Larry Audlaluk still flies the flag for Canada

March 2017 Herb Mathisen
Photo by Cathie Archibould

High Hopes Silver

The Yukon's new premier, Sandy Silver, is more personality than partisan. Can he keep that up?

February 2017 Genesee Keevil
Russia's Arctic is a diverse place, with 41 documented indigenous groups. Photo copyright B&C Alexander/Arcticphoto

A Neverending Land

Russia has a rich, vibrant array of indigenous cultures. But those people don't have it so...

May 2016 Samia Madwar
Aleqa Hammond, former prime minister of Greenland. Photo by Ellen Emmerntze Jervell/The Wall Street Journal

Secede To Succeed

Greenland's former prime minister Aleqa Hammond is the loudest, most insistent voice calling...

May 2016 Samia Madwar

What Can Our North Become?

Canada’s North is slowly becoming more accessible and self-sufficient, but some of our Arctic...

May 2016 Samia Madwar
This carving, of Judge J.H. Sissons’ first trial in the NWT, depicts an early interaction between Canada’s legal system and the Inuit. An Inuk, Kaotok, stands before Sissons to answer a charge that he murdered his father on the sea ice. Part of the Sissons/Morrow Collection. © Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories

Law Of The Land

How Norway and Nunavut give indigenous people a say in the justice system

May 2016 Samia Madwar