Inuvik’s premiere holiday shopping spree was back in full force this year. Running from Nov. 25 to 27, the Great Northern Arts Festival’s annual Christmas Craft Fair jam-packed the Midnight Sun Complex with the finest artists and artisans of the Delta. Enjoy this third of three showcases of the merchants you can support this year. Eric Bowling/NNSL photo

Cathey Cockney minds her table of ookpiks and traditional art. Eric Bowling/NNSL photo

Janet Asbuil and Maidie-Anne Turner sell stained glass gifts. Eric Bowling/NNSL photo

Kim and Alexandria Ruben show off their homemade gloves, mukluks and dolls. Eric Bowling/NNSL photo

Darlene Cockney sells antler earrings made by Don Gruben. Eric Bowling/NNSL photo

Photographer Kristian Binder sits at his table with pictures, clothes and just about anything you can imagine displaying his work. Eric Bowling/NNSL photo

Ethel-Jean Gruben and Anna-Lee McLeod sell delicious baked goods. Eric Bowling/NNSL photo

Annie and Danny Gordon, from Aklavik, relax at their table of wares from their store Okevik Craft Shop. Eric Bowling/NNSL photo

Dannyanne Nokadlak beams among her hand-crafted earrings, made from natural materials. Eric Bowling/NNSL photo

Bambi Amos and Robin Carpenter sell homemade earrings made of beads and feathers, and fur mitts and purses. Eric Bowling/NNSL photo

Paulie Parrill and Trudy Bradbury show off their homemade kitchenware and glassworks. Eric Bowling/NNSL photo

Rosalind Mercredi shows off her custom glassworks. Eric Bowling/NNSL photo

Dreven Devoe and Mary Anne Francey sell Mary Anne’s homemade earrings. Eric Bowling/NNSL photo

Wilma Dosedel makes traditional parkies and covers. Eric Bowling/NNSL photo

Ester Wolkki works on the backing for a traditional mitt. Eric Bowling/NNSL photo

Eric Bowling

Your source for all things happening in the Beaufort Delta. Eric jumped at the chance to write for the Inuvik Drum after cutting his teeth in Alberta. He enjoys long walks, loud music and strong coffee....

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