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Betty Harnum, 'small and mighty' lover of language, dies at 73 Betty Harnum died at the age of 73 on Friday. She helped revitalize some Indigenous languages in the Northwest Territories and is being remembered as a passionate linguist, a generous friend and an animal lover. | 15 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Drum dancing and science: Tuktoyaktuk summer camp pairs STEM with traditional skills Over 15 youth were part of a four-week camp in July in Tuktoyaktuk, N.W.T., that incorporated traditional learning with science, technology, engineering and math. | 19 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Dechinta alumni publish Nde S Wet'aa, a collection of Indigenous views on land, life and art A new collection of stories, poems and interviews reflects each contributor's love of Indigenous culture, languages, homelands and the North. | 22 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Indigenous teens hope return of lacrosse to Canada Games will inspire future generations It's the first time the traditional Indigenous sport of box lacrosse has been played at the Canada Games since 1985. This year will also be the first year women have ever been able to play the sport at the competition, which kicks off Saturday. | Aug 6, 2022 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
As Cree comedian Don Burnstick heads to Cambridge Bay, 2 local comedians prep to share his stage Stand-up Cree comedian Don Burnstick, who has toured the country for decades, is heading to Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, for a show, and two local comedians and big fans are set to open for him. | Aug 6, 2022 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
100s gather for Midway Lake Music Festival near Fort McPherson, N.W.T. People travelled from across the N.W.T., and from as far away as Bonn, Germany, to take in the Midway Music Festival held outside Fort McPherson, N.W.T., last weekend. | Aug 6, 2022 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Out of date land use plan stopping Fort Liard man from building farm A man in Fort Liard, N.W.T. says his months-in-the-making plan to turn a plot of land near the communitys airport into a farm is being stopped in its tracks until land claim agreements for the area are settled. | Aug 6, 2022 01:43 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Residents report unusual conditions on Mackenzie River following Imperial Oil spill in Norman Wells, N.W.T. Residents of Fort Good Hope say theyve spotted what appears to be surface contaminants on the Mackenzie River after Imperial Oil reported a spill on Wednesday from a produced water line at its Norman Wells, N.W.T., operation. | Aug 5, 2022 11:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New solar array at Yukon mining exploration camp marks a first, exec says Designed and built by Solvest, the 27 kilowatt solar array along with an ancillary 121 kilowatt-hour battery storage system will run on a seasonal basis, in line with camp operations. | Aug 5, 2022 11:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Yellowknife Pride seeing huge crowds and sold out events Yellowknife Pride is facing capacity limits as people show up to events in droves to celebrate and support the 2SLGBTQ+ community. "I'm just so excited that the community is as excited about what we planned as we are," said Chelsea Thacker. | Aug 5, 2022 9:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend