Pope apologizes to Indigenous Canadians for wrongs at residential schools

Pope apologizes to Indigenous Canadians for wrongs at residential schools

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis issued a historic apology to Canadian Indigenous peoples on Friday for the Roman Catholic Church's role in residential schools...
Ottawa to spend $214M on Iqaluit’s water system

Ottawa to spend $214M on Iqaluit’s water system

Canada's federal government will spend $214 million to build a new water reservoir in Iqaluit and improve the city’s water distribution system, which has...
Indigenous leaders from Canada seek dialogue with Vatican on repatriation of artifacts

Indigenous leaders from Canada seek dialogue with Vatican on repatriation of...

VATICAN CITY — Canadian Indigenous leaders seeking an apology for the Catholic Church's role in notorious residential schools where children where abused also want...
A new course for the Arctic Council in uncertain times

A new course for the Arctic Council in uncertain times

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has had tremendous impact on international relations globally. While the Arctic has generally been immune from external political pressures, the...
The Arctic Council can continue without Russia

The Arctic Council can continue without Russia

On February 24, Russia launched an armed attack on Ukraine and extended the war it had already begun in 2014 to the whole of...
Danish PM apologizes to Greenlanders taken as children in 1950s social experiment

Danish PM apologizes to Greenlanders taken as children in 1950s social...

COPENHAGEN — Denmark's prime minister on Wednesday delivered a face-to-face apology to six survivors of a 1950s social experiment in which 22 Greenlandic children...
It’s time for an Arctic Council 2.0

It’s time for an Arctic Council 2.0

For eight years since anonymous “little green men” from Russia invaded Crimea, the Arctic Council has continued to operate under the illusion of the...
As tension builds over Ukraine, Norway grows increasingly worried about neighboring Russia

As tension builds over Ukraine, Norway grows increasingly worried about neighboring...

Before you begin to read this story, you may wish to look up the Russian naval base at Gadzhiyevo in Russia’s Arctic northwest on...
Climate change could enable Alaska to grow more of its own food

Climate change could enable Alaska to grow more of its own...

Gardeners in Alaska know that it’s hard to grow big, juicy tomatoes here. But as the climate rapidly warms in the far North, that...
How climate change threatens an Arctic culture

How climate change threatens an Arctic culture

As the Arctic warms four times faster than the global average, Europe’s Indigenous Sámi culture is under threat. For centuries, the Sámi people have herded reindeer...