November 15, 2011 - 12:23 pm
The ship's anchor winch came from the Fram JANE GEORGE
Nunavut is already feeling the echoes of the growing hoopla in Norway around its famed polar explorer Roald Amundsen.
Next month marks the 100th anniversary of Amundsen’s successful trek to the South Pole.
His Dec. 14, 1911 arrival at the South Pole was the second “first” for Amundsen, who was..
November 13, 2011 - 7:46 am
"A collective sympathy for what Inuit have had to put up with" JANE GEORGE
Laughter makes Terry “Aislin” Mosher happy — and he was pleased to hear hoots of laughter from everyone at the Nov. 2 launch of the Polar Lines cartoon exhibition in Ottawa.
Prepared for Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami’s 40th anniversary celebration, Polar Lines includes some of the best editorial..
November 11, 2011 - 2:19 pm
"The land is bursting with beauty, but it also has its share of horrors to offer" SARAH ROGERS
Three new books take on Inuit legends and adapt them for a young and modern audience:
• The Legend of the Fog, written by Cape Dorset elder Qaunaq Mikkigak and author..
October 26, 2011 - 7:09 am
Film "Maïna" relates saga of Innu woman in "the land of ice" JANE GEORGE
A group of students at Puvirnituq’s Iguarsivik School say they can’t wait until the film Maïna makes it into movie theatres.
Students in Alain Cloutier’s class recently crafted two umiaks for the made-in-Quebec film, which is now in production in Mingan, an Innu reserve on Quebec’s Lower North..
October 24, 2011 - 4:23 am
“I could live on this stuff" SARAH ROGERS
On a Friday afternoon in Inuksuk High School’s cafeteria, a group of students work with red eyes.
But these Iqaluit teens aren’t tired from their long week at school: their eyes are simply stinging from cutting onions and hot peppers.