On the 100th anniversary of Treaty 11, there’s little enthusiasm for a celebration. A descendant of two chiefs who signed the Treaty wonders if this was truly a Treaty, or just legalized thievery.
Zaul Blondin - National Museums of Canada photo
When you look up at the northern skies, chances are more likely you’ll see an aging De Havilland Beaver or Otter than a sleek 21st century aircraft. That’s because aviators across the North are dedicated to reviving old aircraft and northern aviation companies are keeping them in A-1 flying condition. But with all the time, money and energy it takes to keep them running, is it worth it?
Photo courtesy Jeff Faulkner
The stories of early Yellowknife’s red-light district are far grittier—and far less celebrated—than those of the infamous Klondike Days in the Yukon. But its place in history is worth remembering.
Illustration by Beth Covey
What exactly caused an American town to choose its northern-inspired name is something of a mystery.
Photo Courtesy City of Yukon