How language links Alaska’s Arctic to Greenland

How language links Alaska’s Arctic to Greenland

I’ve been living in Nuuk, Greenland for the past three years where my wife and son are from, and despite being more than 2,000...
A fresh shipment ends Sanikiluaq’s fuel shortage

A fresh shipment ends Sanikiluaq’s fuel shortage

A new shipment of fuel has arrived in Sanikiluaq. Hudson Bay MLA Daniel Qavvik told Nunatsiaq News the shipment arrived Sunday. The community had been...
Inuit seal harvesters hit the ground running with new Ottawa business

Inuit seal harvesters hit the ground running with new Ottawa business

It has been just over one year since ReconSeal Inuksiuti formally launched as a business, and its founders are busier than ever. Yoanis Menges, an...
How do you say ‘narcissistic’ in Inuktut? Nunavut’s government and Microsoft want to know

How do you say ‘narcissistic’ in Inuktut? Nunavut’s government and Microsoft...

After an estimated eight million words in Inuktitut and Inuinnaqtun were translated in the last fiscal year alone, Microsoft and the Government of Nunavut...
France rejects Canada’s request to extradite Rivoire

France rejects Canada’s request to extradite Rivoire

Canada’s request to have Rev. Johannes Rivoire, a Roman Catholic priest, extradited from France to stand trial in Canada has been denied by French...
Walrus may have triggered the start and the end of the first European settlements in Greenland

Walrus may have triggered the start and the end of the...

I had expected it to be somewhat larger. Perhaps even a whiff of the regal, signs of a Viking ruler, a few glimmering swords...
Don’t feed the polar bears, Nunavut warns

Don’t feed the polar bears, Nunavut warns

Nunavut’s environment department is warning people not to feed or approach polar bears. “Polar bears are dangerous and unpredictable so it is important to always...
Gjoa Haven’s Nattilik Heritage Centre moving ahead with expansion

Gjoa Haven’s Nattilik Heritage Centre moving ahead with expansion

The Nattilik Heritage Centre in Gjoa Haven has awarded Yellowknife-based Northern Industrial Construction and the Taylor Architecture Group a contract to design and build...
Though official Arctic contacts with Russia are closed, an array of unofficial bridges could stay open

Though official Arctic contacts with Russia are closed, an array of...

The very first sentence in the new U.S. National Strategy for the Arctic Region almost didn’t make it into print. The top sentence is meant...
The Arctic gets more attention in Biden’s first national security strategy

The Arctic gets more attention in Biden’s first national security strategy

The Biden administration launched its first national security strategy on Wednesday, with a focus on the Arctic that hasn’t been seen in decades, experts...