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...
On Alaska’s St. George Island, a mayor fights for fur seals — and a new future

On Alaska’s St. George Island, a mayor fights for fur seals...

ST. GEORGE ISLAND, Alaska — Fifty years ago, Patrick Pletnikoff spent his summers stripping blubber from the carcasses of seals clubbed to death in...
Iqaluit’s mayor wants to tax city’s churches

Iqaluit’s mayor wants to tax city’s churches

Iqaluit’s mayor says churches should be taxed and he will bring forward a motion to do make them pay municipal property taxes at the...
Outdoor activities are good for young Greenlanders’ well-being, study finds

Outdoor activities are good for young Greenlanders’ well-being, study finds

Young people in Greenland who engage in outdoor activities such as hunting and boating on a regular basis appear to be in better mental...
Child sex abuse in Nunavut at a ‘crisis’ level, advocate says

Child sex abuse in Nunavut at a ‘crisis’ level, advocate says

High rates and inaccurate tracking of sexual abuse against children, as well as a lack of accountability within Government of Nunavut departments were discussed...
Nunavut’s government will host a women’s leadership forum in August

Nunavut’s government will host a women’s leadership forum in August

The Government of Nunavut is hosting a leadership forum in August to build capacity among Nunavummiut women. Arnait Tulliningit, which refers to a women’s trail,...
Climate change threatens age-old Indigenous food systems, says UN

Climate change threatens age-old Indigenous food systems, says UN

RIO DE JANEIRO — From the Arctic to the Amazon, the traditional food gathering techniques of Indigenous communities are under threat from accelerating climate...
Nunavut premier asks ‘how many more’ as 751 more bodies uncovered at former school

Nunavut premier asks ‘how many more’ as 751 more bodies uncovered...

Nunavut Premier Joe Savikataaq says Indigenous Peoples need justice and accountability after 751 unmarked graves were located at a former Saskatchewan residential school. Cowessess First...