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...
Edmonton CFL team officially drops name

Edmonton CFL team officially drops name

The CFL’s Edmonton team has made it official: After months of consultation and public pressure, the franchise will drop its name. The football team announced...
In an online poll, Nuuk residents lean towards keeping Egede statue in place

In an online poll, Nuuk residents lean towards keeping Egede statue...

An online vote being held to determine the future of a statue in Nuuk, Greenland, that was marked with anti-colonial statements last month amidst...
NTI provides $2.4M to help launch Inuit TV

NTI provides $2.4M to help launch Inuit TV

Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. will spend $2.4 million over three years to support plans to create an Inuktut television channel. This commitment — recently announced on...
Greenland’s ‘power elite’ is diverse, but geographically concentrated, study suggests

Greenland’s ‘power elite’ is diverse, but geographically concentrated, study suggests

Greenland’s most influential people are a diverse, relatively large group of individuals who live in Nuuk, are generally better educated than the population at...
How miners’ hunt for metals to power electric cars threatens Sámi reindeer herders’ homeland

How miners’ hunt for metals to power electric cars threatens Sámi...

Tuomas Siilasjoki and Minna Näkkäläjärvi say they were taken by surprise when a mobile drill rig one day appeared in the horizon. Nobody had...
Pressure mounts for Edmonton’s football club to act on a name change

Pressure mounts for Edmonton’s football club to act on a name...

As the debate about the Canadian Football League’s Edmonton team grows louder, the franchise now says it’s accelerating its latest review process. Earlier this year,...
Hunters in High Arctic communities are set to receive funds for marine stewardship

Hunters in High Arctic communities are set to receive funds for...

The Qikiqtani Inuit Association will be handing out $100,000 checks to hunters and trappers organizations in five High Arctic communities this summer. The money flows...
As other leagues rethink racist team names, it’s time to rename Edmonton’s CFL team

As other leagues rethink racist team names, it’s time to rename...

Content warning: This opinion piece names an offensive term applied to some Indigenous Arctic peoples in the course of arguing for its removal. In the...
100 degrees in Siberia? 5 ways the extreme Arctic heat wave follows a disturbing pattern

100 degrees in Siberia? 5 ways the extreme Arctic heat wave...

The Arctic heat wave that sent Siberian temperatures soaring to around 100 degrees Fahrenheit on the first day of summer put an exclamation point...