Yukon’s chief coroner, Heather Jones, has ordered an inquest into the drug-related deaths of two women in Whitehorse earlier this year. Myranda Tizya-Charlie, 34, and Cassandra Warville, 35, died on Jan. 19 at the Whitehorse emergency shelter.
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.
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.
A new collection of stories, poems and interviews reflects each contributor's love of Indigenous culture, languages, homelands and the North.