Why an Arctic arms race would be a mistake

Why an Arctic arms race would be a mistake

Most of America’s historic foreign policy blunders were driven by threat inflation. From fake attacks on ships in Havana Harbor or the Gulf of...
Quebec’s anti-racism task force is flawed without Inuit voices, says Makivik

Quebec’s anti-racism task force is flawed without Inuit voices, says Makivik

The Quebec government has announced the creation of a task force to counter racism in the province, and Makivik Corp. has a suggestion for...
Travel between Nunavut and Northwest Territories is now allowed without isolation

Travel between Nunavut and Northwest Territories is now allowed without isolation

As of Monday, Northwest Territories residents can now enter Nunavut without self-isolating.That follows a similar announcement by the Government of the Northwest Territories on...
Inuit Circumpolar Council backs Black Lives Matter movement

Inuit Circumpolar Council backs Black Lives Matter movement

The Inuit Circumpolar Council, which represents more than 150,000 Inuit in Chukotka, Alaska, Canada and Greenland, said it stands in solidarity with all Black...
Fiber optic cable is set to be laid along Nunavik’s Hudson Bay coast this year

Fiber optic cable is set to be laid along Nunavik’s Hudson...

Plans to lay fiber optic cable along Nunavik’s Hudson Bay coast will go ahead this summer, putting parts of the region on track to...
The COVID-19 pandemic has halted most US Arctic field research for 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has halted most US Arctic field research for...

Seasonal scientific field work in the Arctic — from the Toolik Field Station on Alaska’s North Slope to ice core drilling in Greenland —...
An Ottawa art gallery is launching a new circumpolar-focused workspace

An Ottawa art gallery is launching a new circumpolar-focused workspace

From the view out the window of her home in Kautokeino, a Sápmi village in the far north of Norway, Taqralik Partridge sometimes feels...
Nunavut must move beyond paying lip service to traditional values, says Glassco fellow

Nunavut must move beyond paying lip service to traditional values, says...

What happens when you discover you are an uncomfortable Inuk?If you’re Tina Piulia DeCouto, you figure out what’s making you uncomfortable and then try...
Richard Beneville, Nome’s colorful mayor and a promoter of Arctic port and infrastructure development, has died

Richard Beneville, Nome’s colorful mayor and a promoter of Arctic port...

Nome Mayor Richard Beneville, a longtime champion of regional culture, history and the Bering Strait city’s importance in the Arctic, has died, city officials...
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...