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Jacob Boon

Photo by Grace Will-Scott
Check out the winners of our annual Up Here reader photography contest.
April 2020
Wayfarer Oyster House chef Brian Ng wants to broaden the Yukon’s palate.
April 2020
Knowledge does not always equal power, and other lessons learned at Arctic Frontiers.
March 2020
The Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre's table hockey game tells one origin story.
The compelling and almost-true northern claim for Canada’s national pastime.
February 2020
Jumping a 450-pound vehicle 70 feet into the air is the preferred method of relaxation for this X-Games athlete from Yellowknife.
January 2020
Bill Braden looks to the sky. Up Here/Jacob Boon
Setting out to photograph the northern lights with a fresh set of eyes.
December 2019
Northern book reviews, just in time for the holiday season.
December 2019
Courtesy Kayley Inuksuk Mackay
Yellowknife’s Kenneth Ingniqjuk Mackay crafts saw blades into strong, sharp, and stylish uluit.
December 2019
The First Face carving is 1,000 years older than the city of Rome. COURTESY CANADIAN MUSEUM OF HISTORY
A spear piece from 8,000 years ago in the Yukon says a lot about how art is interpreted today.
November 2019
Scott Williamson’s hobby does more than keep him connected. It also takes him off the grid. Way off.  CATHIE ARHBOULD
Scott Williamson, Northwestel’s manager of transportation and facilities, spends his weekends helicoptering to mountaintop radio transmitters as part of the Yukon Amateur Radio Association.
November 2019