Nunavut Inuit land in France, demand priest face justice

Nunavut Inuit land in France, demand priest face justice

After traveling more than 4,000 kilometers over three days, a group of Nunavut Inuit arrived in France to demand the return of a Roman...
‘Stopgap’ measures needed to prevent suicide, says Canada’s National Inuit Youth Council president

‘Stopgap’ measures needed to prevent suicide, says Canada’s National Inuit Youth...

“Stopgap” measures are needed in the short term to prevent suicides in Inuit communities, says the president of the National Inuit Youth Council. Brian Pottle...
Moving to the back of the boat

Moving to the back of the boat

All eyes in the boat are on the sivuyagta (the St. Lawrence Island Yupik word for the striker or harpooner) as he stands in...
After a 6-month Arctic Council pause, it’s time to seek new paths forward

After a 6-month Arctic Council pause, it’s time to seek new...

The Arctic was supposed to be exceptional — an area of the globe substantially removed from the pressures of great power politics. Russia and...
How US Northern Command is growing its presence in the Arctic

How US Northern Command is growing its presence in the Arctic

Defending the homeland is priority number one for the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and the United States Northern Command (USNORTHCOM). USNORTHCOM is...
Mary Peltola becomes first Alaska Native in Congress after winning special election

Mary Peltola becomes first Alaska Native in Congress after winning special...

Mary Peltola, a Democratic former state lawmaker, won a special election to fill Alaska's sole U.S. House of Representatives seat, becoming the first Alaska...
Solar power project proposed for Nunavut’s Coral Harbor

Solar power project proposed for Nunavut’s Coral Harbor

A significant amount of renewable energy could potentially come to Coral Harbor in the future. Kivalliq Alternative Energy Ltd. gave a revised proposal on Aug....
Several “islands” recorded as the northernmost on Earth are probably only icebergs

Several “islands” recorded as the northernmost on Earth are probably only...

For years, a heated international debate has been ongoing among explorers, scientists, island-hunters and other interested parties about which is indeed the northernmost island...
US to create new Arctic ambassador position

US to create new Arctic ambassador position

The Biden administration on Friday announced plans to appoint an ambassador-at-large for the Arctic region. The ambassador will work with Arctic and non-Arctic nations and...
What could we do to cool the Arctic, specifically?

What could we do to cool the Arctic, specifically?

The Arctic is warming four times faster than the rest of the world, and in some areas as much as seven times. That’s according...