Genuine Mackenzie Valley Fur

    Part of the Genuine Mackenzie Valley Fur program, the fur and hide procurement program, provided almost a million dollars to hunters and trappers in the Northwest Territories in 2015. These are the…


Three Major Organizations Take Issue With First Nations Child Welfare Funding

The Liberal Government is facing off with three major organizations to decide how much funding the First Nations Child Welfare program should receive     With the recent federal budget, the liberal government announced $8.4 Billion in spending for aboriginal communities nationwide over multiple years for education, water, housing and other services. Included in the […]


Eileen Beaver’s Take on Three Feathers

Three Feathers is a movie currently being filmed in Fort Smith, directed by Carla Ulrich and written by Richard Van Camp. It is a movie about three delinquent youth in a community that beat up an elder and were sentenced to live on the land and learn about traditional skill in order to realign themselves […]


WWF Canada Announces Renewable Energy Alliance

“We need to bring our whole way of looking at arctic oil and gas into the modern age…the system that’s in place dates from the 1980’s and it was there simply and steadfastly to encourage investment exploration and then exploitation. The world’s come a long way since the 1980’s. There’s a lot more value that […]


Merle Haggard

The Okie from Muskogee is gone.Known as the poet of the common man, country music icon Merle Haggard died yesterday at his home in California.Haggard released 71 Top 10 country hits, 34 in a row from 1967 to 1977. Seven of his singles crossed over to the pop charts. Unlike the man in black, Johnny Cash, […]


INTERNATIONAL BEAVER DAY

Today is International Beaver Day! Beavers are known for building dams, buckteeth and being fast swimmers. They are the pride of our nation, and to help celebrate here are 10 fun facts about beavers! 1. First and foremost, Beavers are Canada’s National Symbol!!!!! 2. Contrary to popular belief, BeaverTails are a delicious treat made of fried dough, […]


Operation Green Manalishi

RCMP have arrested 14 people in relations to a drug trafficking operation in Yellowknife, Dettah, and N’Dilo.Police says dealers utilized a network of taxi cabs, street dealers, and stash locations to distribute drugs.And while monitoring the network, it provided incredible insight to the extent of drug abuse in the communities.The dealers worked in shifts, shared […]


RCMP have arrested 14 people in Yellowknife, Dettah, and N’Dilo

RCMP have arrested 14 people in Yellowknife, Dettah, and N’Dilo and seized drugs, cash, diamonds, and other high end merchandise. A news release says over 30 RCMP members executed 6 search warrants, and located and seized about 1000 fentanyl pills, 1.5 kilograms of cocaine, a small amount of heroin, and several kilograms of weed.Charges to the individuals […]


Jen Walden talks about Painted Girl

Jen Walden is a local Yellowknife painter that has transitioned into film. Recently her film Painted Girl was featured in the Women in Film and Television showcase in Toronto and Halifax.”Oh, my God. So honoured, and really excited,” said Walden. “It was a bit shocking too because it was my first project. I just joined so […]