Ellen Bielawski is a lifelong northerner. She's published books set in the Northwest Territories and in Alaska, including Rogue Diamonds which was awarded Best of the Year – Resources by Canadian Geographic, as well as numerous works in The Globe and Mail, Arctic and Orion Magazine. She is president and co-founder of the non-profit Yukon Words to further craft and dissemination for writers in her northern world and audiences globally. She was a Killam Doctoral Scholar (Arctic Archaeology) and Dean of the Faculty of Native Studies, University of Alberta. She tries daily to be a good neighbour on the Champagne and Aishihik First Nations Traditional Territory, where she now lives.
Not That Resource Rush
What are the true, sustainable resources North of Sixty? Not gold, not diamonds, not even oil. Learn what really powers us, and keeps us going through boom and bust. Learn about our artistic inspirations, and how we measure up to the South.
Writing the North Inside Out
Combining the authority of experience with the authority of imagination, writing from and about north of the sixtieth parallel in the long Canadian tradition with international quality.