The territorial government is trying to encourage more NWT artists to start small businesses or “micro-businesses” to sell their goods. Craft fairs and even online sales can generate a lot of money.
At Ingamo Hall, the department of Industry, Tourism and Investment told artists about available grants and gave away prizes.
Top raffle prize: A beaver pelt which can be turned into a pair of mittens or trim on a coat.
For more information you can visit http://www.nwtarts.com
Country fiddle “square dancing” is popular here and it’s called “jigging” locally.
Ingamo Hall offers a dance class for young people after school.