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NARWAL owner Cathy Allooloo steers a Voyageur canoe. NARWAL ADVENTURE TRAINING & TOURS/PICTURE THIS PRODUCTIONS

Paddle-in Theatre

Where the skits are nostalgic and the bannock is fresh and buttered

July 2015 Katie Weaver
We asked graphic designer Beth Covvey to create mock posters for six Northern plays. Inspired by Pablo Picasso's "Girl before a mirror," here's her interpretation of "Tumit," Reneltta Arluk's one-act play about a woman examining her past, terrified of the present.

Offscript

The North is in theatres, but Northerners rarely see it there. One playwright is trying to change...

April 2015 Samia Madwar
Courtesy Melissa Figueroa

Brushes with Fame

Repulse Bay kids paint by their own rules

April 2015 Laura Busch
Alaska, acrylic on paper, 11x17. Artwork courtesy of Ted Harrison

It's Simple: He Changed Everything

Northern artists pay tribute to a beloved, inspiring painter

March 2015 Eva Holland
Photo of Tuinnaq Bruce, the author's grandmother, by David Pelly

Don't Cry Over Spilled Beads

The 2015 winner of the Sally Manning Award for Indigenous non-fiction

March 2015 Adina Tarralik Duffy
Terje Isungset tests the ice by drumming it with his fingers.

Frozen tones

Meet the man for whom the ice sings

March 2015 Samia Madwar

Casting Doubt

Hollywood gets a taste of Yellowknife

January 2015 Samia Madwar
“How do you teach someone the complexities of a situation without alienating them? Talking about cultural appropriation in the bathroom of a bar is the worst way to learn.” Jeneen Frei-Njootli Artist, Old Crow, Yukon. Photo courtesy of Jeneen Frei-Njootli

Inappropriation

Every day aboriginal culture is borrowed, copied, dressed up or watered down. Is that art? Or is it...

June 2014 Samia Madwar