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The Bison Whisperer

Up Here presents the second runner-up in this year's Sally Manning Award for Indigenous...

April 2019 Michel Labine
Charlotte Morritt-Jacobs captures the sunset in Rankin Inlet. CREDIT UP HERE

On The Ground In Nunavut

Up Here joins forces with APTN for a special collaboration on the territory's 20th anniversary.

April 2019 Jessica Davey-Quantick
When it comes to Nunavut's future, 25-year-old Mumilaaq Qaqqaq is over taking cues from southern Canada.

Nunavut Turns 20: What's Next?

We travelled across the territory to talk to people about what Nunavut is in 2019, and what it...

April 2019 Jessica Davey-Quantick

Beautiful, scary weather warming the North

Historic high temperatures this March are melting ice and snow much sooner than expected.

March 2019 Jacob Boon

Small Town, Big Stories

A letter from editor Herb Mathison, from our March 2019 issue.

March 2019 Herb Mathisen
Broughton Island became, in 1988, Qikiqtarjuaq (Inuktitut: ‘big island’)

So Much In A Name

Why redefining home means so much to Northerners.

March 2019 Herb Mathisen

A Guide For Life

Learning to manage—and appreciate—the unexpected comes with the territory.

February 2019 Marc Fawcett-Atkinson
The festival will run March 3 to 8 in Yellowknife. PHOTO VIA CITY OF YELLOWKNIFE ON FACEBOOK

Yellowknife Launches New Aurora Festival

Naka will celebrate the Northern Lights and local Dene culture.

February 2019 Jacob Boon
Illustration by Beth Covvey

A Polar Bear In Ontario

Riding along with Canada's greatest conversation starter

January 2019 Elaine Anselmi
In Hopedale, Labrador, van Koeverden paddles a qajaq for the first time. Photo courtesy Students on Ice Foundation/ Garry Tutte


Olympic kayaker Adam Van Koeverden gets in a qajaq for the first time

January 2019 Elaine Anselmi