Review: Umingmak: Stuart Hodgson and the Birth of the Modern Arctic

New biography offers a first-person look at a revolutionary era

In February 1967, Prime Minister Lester Pearson brought Stuart Milton Hodgson into his office to present the new commissioner of the Northwest Territories with his marching orders. Pearson told the tough, charismatic labour leader that he wanted big results. “In return, I will give you my full support,” Pearson said. “No one else in this…

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Bringing Mina home

When a Nunavik woman died of COVID-19 in April, her family had to wait a month to bury her