Ashley Callingbull is a model, actress, motivational speaker and activist. In 2015, Ashley became the first Canadian, and first indigenous woman to win the Mrs. Universe title. Since winning the ...
Climate change is affecting the Canadian Arctic at a much faster rate than other parts of the planet. However the Arctic and its peoples have a long history of adaptation ...
Kevin Koe has achieved curling greatness on the Canadian and world stage. With four Canadian Championships, two World Championships, and an appearance at the 2018 Olympics he has to be ...
Reclaiming Inuit Identity in the Aftermath of Colonialism Through Artistic Expression-Avianna Mackenzie
Realistic and diverse representations of Inuit women and their relationships to their bodies is something that Canadian, Iqualuit, Nunavut-based artist Avianna Mackenzie has made a central theme in her digital ...
Jill Heinerth is an award winning, world renowned Canadian diver, cave diver, author and filmmaker. Her achievements include making TV series for PBS, the National Geographic Channel and BBC. She ...
Melissa and Daniel Rogers live in Inuvik, Northwest Territories in the Canadian Arctic. Melissa is of Gwich'in and Inuvialuit decent and Daniel is Inuvialuit. Melissa and Daniel were both raised ...
Tradition Worth Saving, A Future To Prepare For - Iqaluktuuttiaq creates traditional healing programs, modern infrastructure and prepares for COVID-19
The small Canadian Arctic hamlet of Iqaluktuuttiaq (Cambridge Bay) is located on Victoria Island, and lies on the Northwest Passage in the Arctic Ocean. As do other Arctic communities, the ...
Bryson Syliboy is Mi'kmaw and Two Spirited. An outspoken advocate for both the Indigenous and LGBTQ communities on social media, he humerously refers to himself as "Bryson The Gaytive", and ...
Uqi Chuck Pizzo-Lyall is the recently elected Mayor of Taloyoak (formerly Spence Bay) Nunavut, Canada. One of a new breed of young, Northern leaders, Chuck and his community face many ...
Thomas Hoggarth is a professional lacrosse player with the Buffalo Bandits in the National Lacrosse League. He grew up in Lakefield, Ontario, Canada however his roots are North of the ...
Tuktoyaktuk, Northwest Territories is a community high in the Canadian Arctic, situated on the shores of the Beaufort Sea. Five young Indigenous filmmakers wanted to do something to show their ...
Tiffany Ayalik is an artist of many talents: storyteller, dancer, musician, throat singer, television host, actor. Of Inuit descent, Tiffany was born in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, in the Canadian Arctic. ...
Robert Louie is a Canadian entrepreneur and owner/proprietor of Indigenous World Winery, Indigenous World Spirits and Kelowna West Manufactured Home Park in West Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada. Robert is a ...
Insightful Leadership - Chief Tizya-Tramm - Facing today's challenges through traditional and scientific paradigms
Dana Tizya-Tramm left his small home community of Old Crow in the Yukon Territory of Canada to move to the city lights of Vancouver, British Columbia. Feeling that there was ...
Arctic Olympians - Sharon and Shirley Firth - from Aklavik Northwest Territories to Sapporo, Innsbruck, Lake Placid and Sarajevo
Sharon and Shirley Firth were born inside the Arctic Circle, deep in the vast Mackenzie Delta, in the small remote Canadian community of Aklavik, Northwest Territories. From these humble beginnings, ...
An unknown man showed up in Fort McPherson, Northwest Territories, Canada, in 1931, He said very little, only that his name was Albert Johnson. It was the beginning of an ...
A Delta Man - Dog Musher, Royal Canadian Mounted Police Member, Proud Indigenous Elder, Arctic Ambassador - Gerry Kisoun
Gerry Kisoun was born on the land in the Mackenzie Delta of the Northwest Territories in the Canadian Arctic, the second largest delta in North America. At a young age, ...
From Traditional Beginnings to Boardroom Executive - Embracing the New, Healing Through Traditional Culture
Clara Evalik's father came from nomadic beginnnings. His early life took him from Alaska, to the Western Arctic, to the Central Arctic, where he operated a trading post. Clara's mother ...
Tom Beaulieu is the Member of the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly for the Tu Nedhe'-Wiilideh constituency in the Canadian North. Tom served as President of the Northwest Territories Housing Corporation, ...
Polar Bear hunter, Brent Nakashook of Ikaluktutiak (Cambridge Bay), Nunavut, Canada, was raised by his grandparents on the land. Brent discusses the traditional way of life and the difficulties of ...