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Métis, Indigenous, Alberta, West, settlement

Five of Alberta’s eight Métis settlements. (Map: Chris Brackley/Canadian Geographic)

Map: Chris Brackley/Can Geo
These eight communities are the only recognized Métis land base in Canada
The Nokedjak from Squaxin Island in Stz’uminus waters on the 2017 Tribal Canoe Journey.

The Nokedjak from Squaxin Island in Stz’uminus waters on the 2017 Tribal Canoe Journey. (Photo: Julian Brave NoiseCat)

Photo: Julian Brave NoiseCat
Images from an annual odyssey to reclaim tradition and territory in the Pacific Northwest
auroras northern lights collage

Photos of the northern lights from Can Geo's Instagram community.

A roundup of the best photos of the northern lights submitted to our hashtag this week
Leeds city centre UK

The Leeds city centre glows at dusk. This former manufacturing hub has reinvented itself as a chic hot spot full of character. (Photo courtesy VisitBritain)

Photo courtesy VisitBritain
A former industrial hub just two hours' train ride from London, Leeds has reinvented itself as a hot spot for culture and cuisine
composite of autumn photos canada

Here are 10 of the best photos uploaded to Canadian Geographic's Photo Club in October. Scroll down to see the full versions. 

From misty mornings to bright fall foliage, these photos highlight the beauty of the season
sea turtle, conservation, mexico, research, science, wildlife

Conservationists care for a black sea turtle during a research and monitoring survey in Baja California Sur, Mexico. (Photo: Neil Ever Osborne)

Photo: Neil Ever Osborne
Don't miss this photography workshop with Photographer-in-Residence Neil Ever Osborne on November 23 in Toronto 
A fox walking on the newly constructed Mackenzie Valley Highway

A red fox strolls on the newly constructed Mackenzie Valley Highway, a permanent overland link between Inuvik and Tuktoyaktuk, N.W.T. (Photo: Chris Walker)

Photo: Chris Walker
The long-awaited permanent highway between Inuvik and Tuktoyaktuk, N.W.T. opens next month. How will it impact the communities?
Explore the venues and nearby attractions of the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea
chateau de saumur and the town of saumur

The 12th-century Château de Saumur towers above the town of the same name, one of many picture-perfect spots along France's historic Loire Valley. (Photo: Christophe Gagneux/Pixim Communication)

Photo: Christophe Gagneux/Pixim Communication
Discover the highlights of this UNESCO-protected gem known as the cradle of French wine and cuisine
Cover of New Views by Alastair Bonnett

In New Views: The World Mapped Like Never Before (inset), social geographer Alastair Bonnett delivers on the title's promise: new ways of seeing our world, like this map of undersea cables. (Images courtesy Aurum Press)

Images courtesy Aurum Press
In his new book, social geographer Alastair Bonnett promises 50 maps unlike any you've ever seen. Here's a look at six of our favourites.
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