Bill Erasmus was re-elected national chief of the Dene Nation last week in Deline.
Parks Canada has confirmed anthrax in at least one of the more than 50 wood bison carcasses found recently scattered throughout Wood Buffalo National Park.
First Nations in northeastern Alberta dropped their legal fight against BC Hydro’s Site C dam last week after the company and federal government agreed to address the hydro project’s potential impacts on the Peace-Athabasca Delta.
“I think that my participation at the festival is long overdue,” said Abraham Ruben, the featured special guest artist at this year’s Great Northern Arts Festival (GNAF).
The great grandfather of Métis in the Northwest Territories was honoured last week as a person of national historic significance with a plaque unveiling in Fort Smith.READ MORE
One Fort Smith high schooler will be trading part of his sunny summer in the South Slave for a two-week expedition in the High Arctic this week.READ MORE
A new postsecondary course is exposing a pilot group of nine NWT teachers to a political, cultural and historical overview of the North with the goal of creating a more supportive learning environment in K-12 classrooms across the territory. The two-week intensive, which wrapped up this month at the Dechinta Bush University Centre for ResearchREAD MORE
For the third year running, one of Santa’s busiest elves is delivering presents to Yellowknife’s homeless population through a Christmas in July donation drive. Over the past several months, Yellowknife resident Renee Sanderson has been collecting monetary and clothing donations from people across the NWT and northern Alberta. On July 25, she and a handfulREAD MORE