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When Northerners let their hair down

Whether it's a sun salutation to welcome the return of the sun after a month-long absence or an ice-fishing derby to celebrate the impending spring, the people of the Northwest Territories like to get together and party. Find out what's going on in the NWT so you can plan your trip around a midnight golf tournament, an Arctic arts gathering, a paddle festival or another fun-filled local event.

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