There's more to Nunavut...

...than relentless cold and endless isolation.

 

A 4000-year-old history imbues the Inukticut with a profound spiritual and cultural heritage. Dark Time and Northward barely scratch the surface of those ideas, though the title of this ballad by Québécois singer Elisapie Isaac may hint at the third and final installment of the McNally trilogy, coming in 2020.

But that's a long way off. For now, listen. Hear the language and the haunting quality of the lyrics and the instrumentation. You don't have to run out and download her music, but it's important to know that it exists.