The NWT On The Land Collaborative's 2017 annual report was recently released and it showcases some of the highlights from the past year, including new partners, the first annual learning trip, and
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Paulatuk, or Paulatuuq, (meaning "place where one finds soot of coal") is the nearest community to Tuktut Nogait National Park and the Horton River. It has a population of around 300 people and is known as the Southwind Capital of the Arctic.
In the absence of industrial activities, many of the Inuvialuit who live here still depend on hunting and trapping for a living. However, initial exploration has indicated this area may contain mineral wealth comparable to the Sudbury basin.
The community received its name from the nearby Smoking Hills, which have burned continuously for centuries due to the autoignition of sulfur-rich lignite deposits.
Oceans Day in the western Arctic is always a much-anticipated event, but this year the celebrations were extra special as the launch of the Anguniaqvia niqiqyuam Marine Protected Area was officiall
Applications for the 2017-2018 Northwest Territories (NWT) Youth Ambassador Program are being accepted by the GNWT Department of Municipal and Community Affairs.