An Inuit organization is encouraging Nunavut hamlets to reclaim their Inuktut names

An Inuit organization is encouraging Nunavut hamlets to reclaim their Inuktut...

What’s in an Inuktut name? The reclaiming of Inuit history and language, Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. says. The Inuit birthright organization has encouraged 14 municipalities in the...
Nunavut heritage society marks anniversary with a language-preservation campaigns

Nunavut heritage society marks anniversary with a language-preservation campaigns

A heritage society based in Cambridge Bay is celebrating its 25th birthday by making preservation of the Inuinnaqtun language its No. 1 priority. That’s according...
How our new virtual world can empower the Arctic

How our new virtual world can empower the Arctic

Sighing deeply over coffee, my friend lamented that 2020 has so far been the “year of cancelation ‘on all levels’” — from small birthday...
Alaska’s latest Arctic gas pipeline dreams are on hold — again

Alaska’s latest Arctic gas pipeline dreams are on hold — again

In Alaska, some things are eternal: Denali on the horizon. Midnight sun in summer. And politicians in every season talking about a natural gas...
The Biden administration should immediately ban heavy fuel oil in US Arctic waters

The Biden administration should immediately ban heavy fuel oil in US...

Editor's note: This op-ed is part of a series offering Arctic policy recommendations to the incoming administration of President-elect Joe Biden. Follow our social...
Northern Sweden looks to expand its workforce in a bid to keep pace with high-tech growth

Northern Sweden looks to expand its workforce in a bid to...

A combination of low unemployment and expected investments in high-tech firms that could amount to a trillion kronor ($120 billion) in Sweden’s two northernmost...
Alaska newspaper wins a Pulitzer for its investigation of rural criminal justice flaws

Alaska newspaper wins a Pulitzer for its investigation of rural criminal...

A special series of reports on the criminal justice system in rural Alaska from the Anchorage Daily News, in collaboration with ProPublica, has won...
Denmark apologizes for a ‘heartless’ social experiment that took Greenland children from their families

Denmark apologizes for a ‘heartless’ social experiment that took Greenland children...

Nearly 70 years after 22 Greenlandic children were taken from their families and brought to Denmark to learn to be “role models” for a...
Gjoa Haven elders share Franklin-era oral history with researchers

Gjoa Haven elders share Franklin-era oral history with researchers

Some of the last survivors of the doomed Franklin expedition may have met their demise at the hands of Inuit who they made the...
How a warming Arctic connects to the rise of populism in the US and Europe

How a warming Arctic connects to the rise of populism in...

If you live in the Arctic or deal regularly with Arctic issues as I do, you have most likely wondered about this: Why is...