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...
A pair of US-Greenland education partnerships get State Department funding

A pair of US-Greenland education partnerships get State Department funding

Two recently announced educational partnerships between Greenlandic and American educational institutions will receive $3 million in U.S. State Department funding to “foster collaboration between...
Seeking to prevent COVID-19 outbreak, Greenland grounds Christmas flights

Seeking to prevent COVID-19 outbreak, Greenland grounds Christmas flights

Health officials in Greenland are urging people to forego Christmas travel plans, and even going so far as to halt all flights to and...
Greenland’s seal hunters to miss quota this year, leaving a gap in supply

Greenland’s seal hunters to miss quota this year, leaving a gap...

Greenland’s nationally controlled tannery is calling for the creation of more trading stations and an increase in the nationally mandated price for sealskin as...
Biden’s decision to name Kerry as U.S. climate envoy emphasizes diplomacy’s role in the issue

Biden’s decision to name Kerry as U.S. climate envoy emphasizes diplomacy’s...

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden named former Secretary of State John Kerry as special climate envoy, his transition team said on Monday, a sign...
How Canada’s northernmost community is handling Nunavut’s new COVID-19 lockdown

How Canada’s northernmost community is handling Nunavut’s new COVID-19 lockdown

In Grise Fiord, about 1,500 kilometers north of the nearest COVID-19 infection, the 150 or so residents in town are living under the same...
With new COVID-19 cases, Yukon adds travel restrictions and urges more caution

With new COVID-19 cases, Yukon adds travel restrictions and urges more...

Yukon announced a travel lockdown on Wednesday night, soon after confirming a COVID-19 case in a patient with no recent travel outside of the...
Nunavut COVID-19 lockdown begins as cases continue to rise

Nunavut COVID-19 lockdown begins as cases continue to rise

Nunavut enacted new restrictions on Wednesday to prevent the further spread of COVID-19, even as cases in the territory continued to rise. There are 10...
Greenlandic and Faroese church services could run afoul of Danish efforts halt radical Islam

Greenlandic and Faroese church services could run afoul of Danish efforts...

Clergy and lawmakers representing linguistic minorities in Denmark are warning that a bill currently making its way through the legislature aimed at preventing Islamic...
Nunavut goes into lockdown after community outbreak of COVID-19

Nunavut goes into lockdown after community outbreak of COVID-19

OTTAWA — Nunavut is suffering its first community outbreak of COVID-19 and will close all non-essential services, as well as schools, for at least...