Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Yellowknife

Northern Images

Owned by aboriginal art-and-crafts cooperatives, this excellent place carries the famed Inuit prints and lithographs from Cape Dorset, Pangnirtung and Ulukhaktok, along with splendid soapstone sculptures, Dene birch…
Top Choice Books in Yellowknife

Yellowknife Book Cellar

This bookstore stocks a great selection of Northern and aboriginal titles; they also sell maps.
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Acho Dene Native Crafts

This excellent shop that doubles as the local information office sells traditional Dene crafts, such as birch-bark baskets and containers, ornately decorated with dyed porcupine quills. There is also moose-antler fu…
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Erasmus Apparel

Come here for colorful, locally designed hoodies, T-shirts, tops, Dene mittens, hats and cool shades that double as bottle openers.
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The best arts and crafts shop in town, stocking plenty of soapstone and whalebone carvings as well as jewelry made of NWT diamonds. The art section focuses heavily on the dramatic, moody prints and cards by Yukon ar…
Gifts & Souvenirs in Yellowknife

Gallery of the Midnight Sun

Has an ample supply of aboriginal art, including ornately decorated Dene moccasins and jackets, soapstone sculpture by Inuvialuit artists and striking muskox and bison horn jewelry. Also stocks prints and souvenirs.
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Rusty Raven

This sweet place sells some Dene beadwork, local art, books on local attractions and ESPE faux-leather handbags. They also do decent fair trade coffee.
Sports & Outdoors in Yellowknife

Weaver & Devore

Poke your head into this historic trading post, once located in Bullocks opposite. It's got a small supermarket and a useful range of outdoorsy stuff, and is still a place where grizzled wilderness veterans growl 't…
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Old Town Glassworks

This Old Town shop makes exquisite Northern-themed glasses and vases from old bottles. Want to do one to your exact specifications? Take one of the entertaining workshop classes (two to four daily; two hours). Also …
Arts & Crafts in Yellowknife

Aurora Emporium

Quality leatherworks from Alberta, a few carvings, some Dene beadwork and a host of paintings by semi-local artists form the core of this store's collection.