Four stories of adventurers that span Canada's Northwest Territories.
The Indigenous Youth River Guide Training (IYRGT) program aims to remove barriers and create opportunities for youth to learn land-based skills such as flat-water and whitewater canoeing, wilderness medicine and whitewater rescue training in order to become wilderness guides. The goal is to improve self-esteem, leadership, self-determination and expose youth to potential career opportunities all while centering Indigenous languages and knowledge. This is the first IYRGT cohorts story
New immigrants move to a tiny, frozen corner of Northern Canada from big cities, hot climates and diverse world cultures. Most must leave their children behind and trade their professional careers for service jobs at the general store and local café. When they introduce some of their own traditions to the community – like their passion for cricket – newcomers and locals alike find understanding and belonging.