More than 2,200 Sámi artifacts are returned by the National Museum of Finland

More than 2,200 Sámi artifacts are returned by the National Museum...

More than 2,200 Sámi artifacts have been returned to the Sámi area by the National Museum of Finland. The idea was already brought up...
How Europe’s ban on seal products turned frontier communities into pariahs

How Europe’s ban on seal products turned frontier communities into pariahs

In the 1970s, a sustained campaign convinced much of the world that protesters were saving cuddly seals from murderous killers near the Arctic Circle....
Alcohol is banned in an east Greenland town after a surge of violence

Alcohol is banned in an east Greenland town after a surge...

Greenland’s Self-Rule authority has issued a two-week ban on all sales of alcohol in the town of Tasiilaq in response to a series of...
Swiss-Danish expedition finds the world’s northernmost island

Swiss-Danish expedition finds the world’s northernmost island

We were a team of five from the Leister Expedition Around North Greenland 2021, a Swiss-Danish scientific expedition, that landed on the island in...
Record-breaking winter winds have blown old Arctic sea ice into the melt zone

Record-breaking winter winds have blown old Arctic sea ice into the...

An unusual pattern of winds drove old Arctic sea ice into a precarious position in the winter of 2020. Now in warming waters, large...
Kuujjuaraapik finds lost Hudson’s Bay trading post

Kuujjuaraapik finds lost Hudson’s Bay trading post

The Northern Village of Kuujjuaraapik was about to construct a parking lot next to its cultural center this spring when a resident made a...
Canada plans to spend $3.1 million on virtual health care for Nunavummiut

Canada plans to spend $3.1 million on virtual health care for...

Virtual health care in the territory will see a $3.1-million boost as the result of a new agreement between Canada's federal government and the...
McGill University will offer an Inuit-focused health course

McGill University will offer an Inuit-focused health course

McGill University students in medicine will soon have the option to register for an Inuit-focused health course. Associate professor Richard Budgell started started developing a...
Canadian government announces money for northern marine search and rescue

Canadian government announces money for northern marine search and rescue

Canada's federal government announced $1.5 million for marine safety infrastructure for several Inuit-based organizations this week. The money is meant to bolster marine search-and-rescue capacity...
Water and sanitation deficiencies worsened the COVID pandemic in rural Alaska, a study finds

Water and sanitation deficiencies worsened the COVID pandemic in rural Alaska,...

A lack of adequate water and sewer service and overcrowded housing combined to make the COVID-19 pandemic more severe in rural Alaska, a new...