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Acho Dene Native Crafts
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Mon to Fri: 9am - 5pm
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(867) 770-4161
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Specializing in Birchbark Baskets from Fort Liard.
Aurora Emporium Art Gallery
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Mon to Fri: 11am - 7:30pm. Sun: 12pm - 6pm.
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(867) 688-0111
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Aurora Emporium Art Gallery is a northern owned business featuring original paintings, authentic northern stone and bone carvings, buffalo leather wallets and bags, birch bark baskets, souvenirs, and more. The gallery also provides teaching services, commissioned works of art and corporate gifts.
Behdzi Ahda First Nation Office
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Mon to Fri: 9am - 5pm
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(867) 709-2200
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Behdzi Ahda First Nation office sells locally made traditional and contemporary arts.
Bern Will Brown Museum
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Always Open
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(867) 709-2500
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The Bern Will Brown Museum is a private museum that sits on the beautiful shores of Colville Lake, attached to the Colville Lake Lodge. It houses a large array of traditional northern memorabilia that includes arts and crafts, hunting tools, and fur pelts. The late Bern Will Brown's studio (Painter/Author) resides on the second floor.
Big River Service Centre
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Mon to Fri: 6am to 12am.
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(867) 699-4301
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Arts and crafts display of local artists work for sale.
Charlotte's Corner Store
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Mon to Sat: 9am - 8pm
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(867) 581-3401
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Charlotte's Corner Store sells a section of traditional arts and fine crafts handmade by artists in the community and from around the Dehcho region.
Chief Drygeese Conference Centre
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Mon to Fri: 9am - 5pm.
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(867) 873-4307
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The Chief Drygeese Conference Centre is a place you can go to find out about the local artists and where to go to purchase artwork.
Community Government of Gameti
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Mon to Fri: 9am - 5pm.
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(867) 997-3441
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Community Government of Gameti have local crafts display for viewing to public. Will call local artists for sales.
Dene Fur Clouds Ltd.
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Mon to Fri: 1pm - 5pm.
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(867) 699-4922
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Dene Fur Clouds Ltd. is a knit fur manufacturing store that produces luxurious knit fur accessories such as headbands, hats, mitts, scarves, sweaters and more.
Deninu K'ue Development Corporation Store
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Mon to Fri: 9am - 5pm.
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(867) 394-3035
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The Deninu K'ue Development Corporation has a showcase that features local arts and crafts for sale.
Discover North Gift Shop
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Mon to Sun: 8:30am - 5pm.
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(867) 873-5495
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Managed by the Northern Frontier Visitors Association, the airport gift shop specializes in hand-made northern crafts as well as a wide variety of souvenirs. Your first and last stop for authentic northern gifts!
Down to Earth Gallery
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Mon to Fri: 12pm - 5pm. Sat: 11am - 5pm. Sun: 12pm - 4pm.
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(867) 920-0711
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Down to Earth Gallery is an artist run art gallery selling original northern art created by NWT artists. The artists of the gallery also offer various art workshops.
Erasmus Apparel Ltd.
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Mon - Sat: 10am - 6pm.
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(867) 444-0307
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Erasmus Apparel was created in 2011 and the mission was to create that must have clothing when you see it. Erasmus Apparel is located in the heart of downtown with tons of stock to choose from.
Fiddles and Stix Music Centre
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Tues to Sat: 10am - 6pm.
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(867) 669-9993
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Fiddles & Stix opened its doors in 1995. They carry a variety of musical instruments, song books and recorded cd's from northern artists.
Fireweed Studio
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Fireweed studio is open only during the summer months. Tues: open at 5:15 pm to align with the farmer's market. Sat: 11am - 4pm.
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(867) 920-4573
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The Fireweed Studio is located in Somba K'e Park next to city hall and only open during the summer months (select hours). The Fireweed Studio is the perfect spot to pick up a unique piece of pottery or fibre art piece.
Fort McPherson Tent & Canvas Shop
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Mon to Fri: 9am - 5pm
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(867) 952-2179
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The Canvas Shop produces quality tent and bag products, including canvas wall tents and tipis, and a line of durable cordura nylon soft-side luggage and bags. They also offer embroidery services and have various types of arts and crafts on display in the shop.
Fort Simpson Visitor Information Centre
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Mon to Fri (Sept to May): 8:30am - 5pm. Mon to Sun (June to Aug): 8:30am - 8pm.
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(867) 695-2253
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The Fort Simpson Visitor Centre sells a selection of arts and crafts made by local artists of the Dehcho region. Stop by and see what we have!
Frozen Rock Studio
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Open most days if an artist is in the studio
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(867) 446-2853
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Frozen Rock Studio has upwards of eight artists, focusing in different mediums, from different cultural backgrounds. Come an experience a real carving studio and see art being made first-hand.
Gallery of the Midnight Sun
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Mon to Sat: 10am - 6pm. Sun: 12pm - 5pm.
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(867) 873-8064
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Gallery of the Midnight Sun is the NWT's largest gallery and gift shop offering a wide selection of outerwear, northern apparel, books, souvenirs, giftware, Canadian diamonds and jewelry, furs and craft supplies.
Great Bear Gift Shop
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Mon to Fri: 10am - 5pm. Sat: 10am - 4pm. Sun (June, July and August): 12pm - 4pm
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(867) 587-2415
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The Great Bear Gift Shop is located in the Norman Wells Historical Centre (Museum) and carries traditional arts and crafts made by artists from the Sahtu region and greater Northwest Territories.
Grey Goose Lodge Gift Shop
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Mon to Sat: 9:30am - 1:30pm and 4:30pm - 7pm. Closed on weekends during winter.
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(867) 589-5500
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Located in the Lodge is an gift shop carrying authentic Dene handicraft and traditional arts and fine crafts made by local artists.
Hamlet of Aklavik
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Mon to Fri: 9am - 5pm
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(867) 978-2361
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The Hamlet of Aklavik has arts and crafts for sale made by local artists.
Ikahuk Coop
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Mon to Fri: 11am - 4:30pm. Sat: 1pm - 4pm.
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(867) 690-4223
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Incorporated in June 1971, the Ikahuk Co-op is located on Banks Island in NWT. The traditional name is "Ikaahuk" (where you go across to). The Co-op operations include a retail store, fuel delivery and property rentals. The store sells traditional arts and crafts made by local artists.
Inuvialuit Regional Corporation Craft Store
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Mon to Fri: 8:30am - 5pm.
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(867) 777-2737
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IRC Craft shop buys directly from the artists and has no mark up meaning every dollar goes straight back to the artists. They sell fur hats, fur mitts, beaded hide products, carvings, muskox sweaters, purses, leather jackets, and scarves, seal slippers, ookpiks, hide drums dolls and prints.
Just Furs
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Mon to Sat: 12pm - 6pm.
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(867) 873-6748
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Just Furs carries a variety of garments and accessories made with northern materials such as hide and wild fur. Just Furs carries Dene Fur Clouds sheared beaver garments, and other accessories such as Lulu Bijou Jewelery, made by northerner Naomi Bourque.
K'asho Got'ine Charter Community Council
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Mon to Fri: 9am - 5pm
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(867) 598-2232
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K'asho Got'ine Charter Community Council is located near the day care and Co-op store and has traditional arts and fine crafts for sale.
Liard Valley General Store and Motel
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Mon to Sun: 10am - 9pm
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(867) 770-4441
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The Liard Valley General Store has a display case of local traditional arts and crafts for sale. They also sell sewing supplies.
Lucy's Bed and Breakfast
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Always open
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(867) 809-2031
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Locally made arts and crafts for sale.
Lutsel K'e Dene First Nations
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Mon to Fri: 9am - 5pm.
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(867) 370-3051
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Lutsel K'e Dene First Nations is a place you can go to find out about the local artists and where to go to purchase artwork.
Mackenzie Rest Inn
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Always open
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(867) 695-2357
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The Mackenzie Rest Inn uses its northern experience to offer the best in northern hospitality. The Inn also has locally made arts and crafts for sale.
Margaret's Handicrafts
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Open most days
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(867) 952-2538
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In home store of Margaret Vittrekwa, traditional artist and sewer.
Mother Earth Rocks
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Open most days and evenings if an artist is in the studio.
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(867) 446-1643
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Mother Earth Rocks is a home studio of Danny Hudson and Laura Love. In the studio, they carry unique handmade northern gifts made by friends and family across the North as well as themselves.
Nahanni Butte Dene Band
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Mon to Fri: 9am - 5pm
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(867) 602-2900
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Information office to contact local artists.
Nautchiaq Fur Shop
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Daily June through September.
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Nautchiaq Fur Shop carries traditional Inuvialuit arts and crafts for sale to the public. The shop carries a wide range of slippers, Inuvialuit dolls, trinkets, mukluks and fur hats seen by traditional craftspeople in Tuktoyaktuk.
NDilo Band Office
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Mon to Fri: 9am - 5pm.
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(867) 873-8951
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The NDilo Band Office is a place you can go to find out about the local artists and where to go to purchase artwork.
Noda Enterprise
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Mon to Fri: 10am - 12pm and 1pm - 4pm.
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(867) 825-2500
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Noda Enterprises in the development arm of the Ka'a'gee Tu First Nation. They can help customers connect with artists in the community.
North Country Inn
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Always open
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(867) 874-6706
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North Country Inn sells arts and fine crafts made by local artists. We also act as a liaison for the artists when our guests are looking for custom made aboriginal crafts.
Northern Crafts
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Mon to Sat: 10am - 6pm.
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(867) 445-9353
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Northern Crafts is owned and operated by Tlicho artist, Pauline Williah, who sells and displays her own work in her store.
Northern Frontier Visitors Centre
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Mon to Fri: 8:30am - 5:30pm. Sat/Sun: 10am - 5pm.
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(867) 873-4262
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Run by the Northern Frontier Visitors Association, the Centre specializes in hand-made northern crafts as well as a wide variety of souvenirs. Your first and last stop for authentic northern gifts!
Northern Images
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Mon to Sat: 10am - 5pm. Sun (July and August only): 12pm - 5pm.
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(867) 873-5944
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Northern Images markets Inuit and Dene art. The Co-op offers an excellent selection of arts, crafts apparel, captivating sculptures, collectable prints and a wide variety of traditional crafts that are handmade in northern communities.
Northern Life Museum & Cultural Centre
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Mon to Sat (June, July and Aug): 10am - 5pm. Mon to Fri (Sept - May): 10am - 12pm and 1pm to 5pm.
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(867) 872-2859
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Our gift shop features authentic Aboriginal and local art. From birchbark baskets to tanned moccasins, you will find the perfect souvenir to remind you of your exceptional journey to the North.
Okevik Craft Shop
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Open most days
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(867) 978-2331
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The Okevik Craft Shop carries a selection of name made hunting knives, ulu knives, and bone and antler carvings. All made from local raw materials by Aklavik artist Danny Gordon.
Old Town Glassworks
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Mon and Tues: 10am - 6pm. Wed to Fri: 10am - 8pm. Sat and Sun: 12pm - 5pm.
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(867) 669-7654
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Yellowknife Glass Recyclers was formed in 1994 to find a way to transform unwanted bottles into useful glassware. After several years of experimentation, we have arrived at a method of creating drinking glasses, vases, candleholders and other assorted glassware. Each piece is handcrafted and decorated with northern designs.
Open Sky Creative Society
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Mon to Fri: 1pm - 4:30pm. Tues: 7pm - 9:30pm
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(867) 695-3005
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The gallery of the Society carries arts and crafts made by local artists.
Originals on Mackenzie
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Mon to Sat: 9am - 5pm.
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(867) 777-2433
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This local arts and crafts store on Inuvik's main street has carvings, clothing, gifts, and diamonds for anyone stopping by.
Paulatuk Community Corporation
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Mon to Fri: 8:30am - 5pm.
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(867) 580-3601
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Information office to contact local artists.
Pelican Rapids Inn Gift Shop
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Always open
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(867) 872-2789
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The Pelican Rapids Inn Gift Shop carries artwork for sale made by local artists from the community of Fort Smith.
Sambaa Ke' Dene Band
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Mon to Fri: 9am - 5pm
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(867) 206-2800
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The Sambaa K'e Dene Band Office sells locally made arts a fine crafts.
Sambaa Ke' Print Studio
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Open upon request
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(867) 206-2712
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The Sambaa K'e Print Studio is open to anyone interested in learning printing techniques and producing art. Locally made prints for sale in the studio and online.
She Takes The Cake Cafe
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Mon to Fri: 8am - 4pm. Sat: 10am - 5pm.
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(867) 874-3330
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A great place to just kick back and relax over a coffee, enjoy local art, read a book, etc.... We also sell a variety of art made a local artists.
Signed.
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Mon to Fri: 9am - 5pm.
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(867) 920-0770
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Signed is a local graphic design and print shop specializing in signs and banners. But really Janet and her team can take care of all your design and printing needs! Home of Ptarmi arts and crafts!
Snowshoe Inn Arts and Crafts
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Coffee shop will open the gift shop anytime during regular business hours.
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(867) 699-3511
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A huge selection of locally made arts and crafts made with traditional materials: porcupine quill, moose/caribou hide/hair products, beads and birchbark.
The Quilted Raven
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Mon to Fri: 10am - 5:30pm. Sat: 10am - 5pm.
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(867) 920-0303
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The Quilted Raven opened in 2011 and is a quilting shop specializing in fabric, supplies and notions. We feature local Northern patterns as well including Ptarmi Patterns and Seriously Northern Quilting Patterns.
The Rusty Raven Gallery & Gift
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Mon to Sat: 9am - 5:30pm. Sun: 11pm - 5pm.
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(867) 872-2606
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The Rusty Raven is a gallery and gift shop specializing in custom framing, northern art and crafts and great tea and specialty coffee.
Tlicho Government Office Gameti
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Mon to Fri: 9am - 5pm.
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(867) 997-3074
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Tlicho Government is a place you can go to find out about the local artists and where to go to purchase artwork.
Tlicho Government Office Wekweeti
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Mon to Fri: 9am - 5pm.
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(867) 713-2814
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Beautiful display of local arts and crafts. Information office to contact local artists.
Tlicho Government Office Whati
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Mon to Fri: 9am - 5pm.
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(867) 573-3012
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Tlicho Government is a place you can go to find out about the local artists and where to go to purchase artwork.
Tlicho Online Store
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Online Store always open. Behchoko store open Mon to Fri: 9am - 5pm.
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(867) 392-6925
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Trading traditional arts and crafts to collectors from around the world. Specializing in arts and crafts of the Tlicho First Nation and northerners of the NWT.
Tsiigehtchic Community Charter
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Mon to Fri: 9am - 5pm.
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(867) 953-3201
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Information office to contact local artists.
Two Rivers Hotel
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Mon to Fri: 9am - 5pm
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(867) 588-3116
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The Two Rivers Hotel sells traditional arts and fine crafts made by local artists. The hotel is also located near the Sahtu Renewable Resources Board as well as the Tulita Yamouria Community Secretariat.
Ulukhaktok Arts Centre
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Mon to Fri: 8:30am - 5pm.
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(867) 396-4231
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The Ulukhaktok Arts Centre has spent decades employing local artisans from the community. Formally the Holman Print Shop, the Centre produces prints, muskox carvings, qiviut products and other traditional items.
Unity Convenience Store
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Mon to Fri: 9am - 5pm. Sat: 9am - 6pm.
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(867) 695-3108
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Unity Convenience Store sells arts and crafts made by local artists.
Visual Effects
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Mon to Fri: 8:30am - 5pm. Sat: 10am - 5pm.
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(867) 873-3536
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Custom framing and plaque mounting of photos and posters. A variety of arts and crafts made in the Northwest Territories: traditional arts and fine crafts, prints, pottery, jewelry and recycled glassware.
Winnie's Dene Art Gallery and Gift Shop
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Closed Mondays
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(867) 984-3211
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Handmade Dene arts and fine crafts. Unique products which blend artistic designs with natural materials for both practical and aesthetic appeal.
Yellowknife Book Cellar
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Mon to Fri: 9:30am - 8pm. Sat: 9:30am - 6pm. Sun: 12pm - 5pm.
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(867) 920-2220
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Established in 1979, we have actively promoted sales of books relating to Northern and Aboriginal studies. Today a good number of the books we sell are written by, or in collaboration with, Northern residents.
Yellowknife Guild of Arts and Crafts
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Holds Spring and Christmas sales at St. Patrick's School.
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(867) 920-4573
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The Yellowknife Guild of Arts and Crafts conducts workshops and classes through the year. It also holds Christmas and Spring sales (at St. Patrick High School, 5010-44 St.) and summer sales (at Fireweed Studio in Somba K'e Park, 4807-52 St.)