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Ashleigh Gaul

Illustration by Jonathan Wright
When life handed him illness, he made birch syrup—and kept a tradition alive
July 2014
At Yellowknife's Giant Mine, little remains of a once-bustling frontier community. Photo Angela Gzowski
They're toxic and deserted wastelands - but to those who once lived there, the remains of mining communities are worth holding on to.
September 2013
Louie Kamookak, Up Here's Northerner of the Year for 2014. Photo Riley Veldhuizen
Louie Kamookak has been on a 40-year quest to solve the Franklin mystery—for himself and for his people.
September 2014
Clockwise from top left: Maria, Netsilik region; unnamed, Qaernermiut (between Baker Lake and Chesterfield Inlet); unnamed, Aivilik (Hall Beach) region; Nellie, Southampton Island; Hattie, Igloolik; Pikey, unknown. J.E. Bernier/Library and Archives Canada/C-001499
Tracing the controversial history and recent revival of Inuit facial tattoos
September 2014