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Issue: 2017-05-17, PHOTO: Lisa Sakulensky

Bestselling Canadian author Lawrence Hill pursues a lifelong interest in African diaspora narratives. As a part of the research for a book he’s writing about the contribution of African American soldiers to the construction of the Alaska Highway... more

May 17, 2017 12:00 AM Literature

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Issue: 2016-06-30, PHOTO: Dan Davidson

Jack London’s The Call of the Wild is not a particularly long book. A mere 70 pages, perhaps a few more in a version with illustrations, it is often published between the same covers as its thematic opposite, White Fang, often along with some of... more

Jun 30, 2016 12:00 AM Dawson City

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Issue: 2016-05-26, Cartoon: Allan Benjamin

THEY WORK OVERTIME TO COMMIT CRIME. THEIR MANNERS THEY DON’T USE AN’ THEY LIKE TO ABUSE. more

May 26, 2016 12:00 AM Old Crow

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Issue: 2015-04-02 PHOTO: courtesy of Carolyn Vincent

I have been in the wilderness of the Mackenzie Mountains for six weeks, and have decided to begin a diary. It’s maybe not the right time to start one, but now that I’m not quite as busy and not nearly as tired at the end of the day, I’ll begin one... more

Apr 2, 2015 12:00 AM Ross River

IN THE SUMMER THE MOSQUITOS WILL BITE IN THE WINTER THE FROST WILL BITE. WHEN YOU GO TO THE OUTHOUSE YOU WEAR YOUR PARKA OVER YOUR BLOUSE. YOUR PANYS WILL BE DOWN TO YOUR KNEES SO IT WON'T TAKE LONG TO FREEZE. more

Jan 16, 2014 12:00 AM Old Crow

Everything in nature has a purpose. The purpose of the Noble Mosquito [Culiseta longiareolata] is to keep our campsites from becoming overcrowded. more

Jun 23, 2011 12:00 AM Yukon Summer