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Hovak Johnston using a sewing machine as she starts to piece together what will become a seal skin vest. Working mostly with traditional methods, she said learning modern techniques has been a great asset. Brett McGarry NNSL photo.

Modern twist on traditional seal skin work

Since Monday, the Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment’s Traditional Economy has been facilitated workshops to improve the skills of traditional artisans. Johanna Tiemessen, manager of arts and crafts in ITI, said this is an opportunity to showcase the importance of seal in Inuit culture while helping artisans create products that are consistent in their...

Folk singer Craig Cardiff puts on workshop for Yellowknife students

Folk singer/songwriter Craig Cardiff came to Yellowknife Jan. 10 to perform for two consecutive nights at the Top Knight Pub. Friday, Cardiff made a point of taking time out of his schedule to put on songwriting workshops with William McDonald Middle School and Range Lake North School grade seven and eight students. For him, coming...