May 14, 2012 | 7:11Trail's End Last Minute Wedding Audio
Trail's End Last Minute Wedding May 14, 2012 | 7:11The bittersweet story of a woman from Wekweeti, now living in Yellowknife, whose community rallied after she was diagnosed with cancer. The mother of six had long wanted to marry her partner of 18 years, but finances got in the way. She was diagnosed on Friday, married on Monday and is now in Edmonton receiving treatment. Host Allison Devereaux spoke with Celina Wedzin, the woman's friend and last minute wedding organizer.
May 15, 2012 | 5:22Trail's End Migrating Misfortune Audio
Trail's End Migrating Misfortune May 15, 2012 | 5:22Birds migrating North were hit by a major snowstorm in Norman Wells recently. Hear bird-loving biologist Richard Popko share the story, from finding 1000 songbirds stranded in his front yard to how community members scrambled to find bird seed - and oats.
May 23, 2012 | 7:53Trail's End Leadership program ends Audio
Trail's End Leadership program ends May 23, 2012 | 7:53"We came out during the time of social change in the south - civil rights movement, the American Indian Movement, Black Panther movement. Music was just starting to explode. Change was happening and swirling all around us." Former NWT Premier Stephen Kakfwi talks about leadership - then and now - and how programs such as Western Arctic Leadership and Grandin College shaped young, aboriginal leaders. The Western Arctic Leadership Program in Fort Smith will end in late June.
May 24, 2012 | 5:43Trail's End Walk to the Rhythm Audio
Trail's End Walk to the Rhythm May 24, 2012 | 5:43A dance party is happening in Yellowknife this weekend, but it's not at a house or a bar. A pack of roaming dancers will make their way down Franklin Avenue to Old Town in broad daylight. Organizers Kate Little and Nick Dennahower explain.
Sep 4, 2012 | 9:47Trail's End Bed Bugs in Fort Good Hope Audio
Trail's End Bed Bugs in Fort Good Hope Sep 4, 2012 | 9:47From start to finish, Therese Pierrot tells us how she and her family battled bed bugs this summer. Therese is a naturally great storyteller, but this interview is not for the bed bug squeamish!
Sep 5, 2012 | 6:59Trail's End Moose Hunting Audio
Trail's End Moose Hunting Sep 5, 2012 | 6:59It's the start of moose hunting season, and Arthur Beck has lots to share. Hear this hunter from Fort Resolution speak to Allison about moose habits, his favourite method of preparation ("you boil the snot right out of it") and changes he's witnessed on the land ("I never met anybody yet today that ate diamonds and drank oil and lived to tell the story.")
Sep 10, 2012 | 10:26Trail's End Turning off the TV Audio
Trail's End Turning off the TV Sep 10, 2012 | 10:26Reading for the sheer pleasure of it. Metis author David Bouchard says it's not happening enough in aboriginal communities and he thinks it's a barrier to success. Hear his conversation with Trail's End host Allison Devereaux.
Sep 13, 2012 | 12:46Trail's End Music for the Grieving Heart Audio
Trail's End Music for the Grieving Heart Sep 13, 2012 | 12:46It's a singer-songwriter's gift to those who are living through loss. Manitoba-raised Karla Adolphe created an album written for anyone experiencing grief.
It's free to download on her website: http://www.karlaadolphe.ca/
In this feature-length interview, Karla bares her heart and discusses why she wrote it, her own experience with grief and the personal stories that shaped the album.