As four researchers drill ice cores in the Arctic, their presence is witnessed by “Utuqaq”—ice that lasts year after year.
It has always been a radical act to share stories during dark times. They are regenerative spaces of creation and renewal. As we experience a loss of sacred connection to the earth, we share stories that explore the timeless connections between ecology, culture, and spirituality.
Our annual print edition is a collection of essays, poems, adapted multimedia stories, and photo essays. The stories in this edition offer what we hope can be a light in the darkness as we transition into the next chapter of our collective future and embrace the reality of living with the unknown.