Meral Jamal was born and raised in a family of 20 in the United Arab Emirates. She is a journalism student at Carleton University in Ottawa, and spent a summer in the Yukon as part of Stories North, an initiative by Carleton professor Kanina Holmes to get journalism students involved in experiential learning.

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    A new era for Old Crow

    In the Yukon’s northernmost community, the Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation is reckoning with how to preserve their land and culture, amid a warming climate and an influx of tourists