NWT News

Prehistoric worm poop tells tale of ancient ocean

April 14, 2018 - Mackenzie Mountains

One never knows which, if any, action they take will leave its mark on our world for millennia to come.

For instance, a simple ocean-floor-dwelling worm engaging in its morning constitution 500 million years ago could have never imagined that action would provide a glimpse back in time to humankind today. But such is the case.

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Summit held in Inuvik discusses drilling in calving grounds

April 11, 2018 - Inuvik

Parties that signed the 1985 Porcupine Caribou Management Agreement gathered for the Porcupine Caribou Summit II at the Mackenzie Hotel in Inuvik April 6-7.

Representatives from the Gwich’in Tribal Council (GTC), the Inuvialuit Game Council, the Yukon Government, the Vuntut Gwitchin Government, the Aboriginal Caucus, the Government of Canada, and the Government of the Northwest Territories were present at the summit.

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THE MUNDANE AND THE HOLY: The changing planet

April 7, 2018 - NWT

A great truth I came to understand in a deeper way this winter is that all life is changing and trying to stop time or hold on to the past is impossible. Daily I remind myself that planet Earth (with us aboard) is speeding through space, the womb-like magnetic shield of the sun protecting us from the black matter of the universe.

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