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The border continues to pose challenges to hunters, trappers, and fishers as well as the government officials placed in charge of managing wildlife.
Watch the recording of the 2023 Neufeld Memorial Lecture with Georgette McLeod. In her lecture, Georgette discusses the crucial work of Hän language and culture revitalization for Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in.
Cody Groat will be giving a lecture entitled “Cultural Landscapes and the Climate Crisis – Commemorating Indigenous Cultural Heritage.”
An interview with Gabe Isenor and Bernice Perry, two students who worked on the Northern Borders Project in Summer 2021.
This article investigates the historical intersections of tourism, conservation, and colonialism in the Yukon
Interconnectedness between northern and southern regions is a key theme of this series.
If the events of 1950 shows us that boundary-crossing global-scale smoke is not in itself new, the frequency and intensity of our twenty-first century fire regimes are the product of escalating climatic change.
The Sourtoe Cocktail – a garnish of a preserved human toe in alcohol – for the last 48 years has acted as a medium for tourists to engage with Service’s idea of proving that one belongs in Dawson City
Editor’s Note: This is the fifth post in the Northern Borders and Boundaries series. You can read other posts in this series here. As the British empire expanded its control of land, resources, and people in their colonies in the nineteenth century, colonial institutions for the natural sciences supported these efforts and benefited from them.…
The Last Great Wilderness transcended the familiar dualisms of the wilderness ideal to present the refuge as intricately connected to human and nonhuman communities in Alaska and beyond.
William Carpenter Bompas thought borders were more than lines on maps, they were spiritual.
Editor’s Note: This is the second post in the Northern Borders and Boundaries series. You can read other posts in this series here. “Can it be possible that this water communicates with Barrow’s Strait, and shall prove to be the long-sought North-west Passage?” Posing this question within the pages of his 1850-1854 expeditionary account, Sir…
Editor’s Note: This is the first post in the Northern Borders and Boundaries series. You can read other posts in this series here. I was astonished when I learned that woodland caribou had once roamed from Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin all the way north to James Bay. I live now on Lake Superior, in a…
How does a Northern perspective offer new perspectives on border studies?
Following the recent virtual Northern Animals and Borders Workshop, the organizers want to expand on the exciting threads that came up at the workshop and to open this discussion up to a wider network of researchers working on issues of environmental humanities and borders/boundaries focusing on the North. NiCHE is inviting submissions of 500-1000 words…
https://youtu.be/GUZF0kkfcuY Watch on YouTube Live Mark your calendars for the live stream of the Northern Animals and Borders Virtual Workshop! On Friday, January 22nd from 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM EST we will broadcast a live stream of the keynote talk and a roundtable discussion. Originally scheduled to occur in Whitehorse, YT in August of…