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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
John Pekelsky/Up Here

Patches Worn With Pride

Curling was more than a game to northern miners.

February 2019 Herb Mathisen
Kevin Koe, left, and Jamie Koe, right, pose with their father Fred at the Brier in Saskatoon in 2012, when the two brothers faced off in the playoffs. Courtesy of CURLING CANADA/MICHAEL BURNS

Full House

How the Koes became the North’s curling powerhouse

January 2019 Jeremy Warren

Back In Time

An old pocket watch offers a glimpse of Yellowknife's early days

December 2018 Jessica Davey-Quantick
‘LOST ON THE ICE-CAP’ BY Albert Operti/University of Toronto library Reproduction

The Franklin Ghosts

A spooky, supernatural and spectral history of the lost Arctic expedition

November 2018 Shane McCorristine
Mountie in wellies: Bill White, in the foreground, aboard the RCMP ship, St. Roch, in the 1930s. The straight-shooting, no-B.S. White is the subject of Mountie in Mukluks. Vancouver Maritime Museum

Bill White: Trapper Sailor Fighter Cop

A closer look at one of the stranger books in the Arctic canon—and why its author would do things...

September 2018 Tim Edwards

A Perverse Need for Order

Tied for third place in the Sally Manning Award for Indigenous Creative Non-Fiction

May 2018 Antoine Mountain
Dahria Beatty is one of three Yukoners on the Olympic cross-country ski team who raced at the AWGs. Photo courtesy of Pam Doyle.

An Olympics Of The North

The Arctic Winter Games bring together athletes and artists from the circumpolar North for a week...

March 2018 Herb Mathisen