North of 60 (1992)

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North of 60 is a mid-1990s Canadian television series depicting life in the sub-Arctic northern boreal forest. It first aired on CBC Television in 1992 and was syndicated around the world. It is set in the fictional community of Lynx River, a primarily Native-run town depicted as being in the Dehcho Region, Northwest Territories. Most of the characters were Dene. Some non-native characters had important roles: the restaurant/motel owner, the band manager, the nurse and the town's main RCMP officer. The show explored themes of Native poverty, alcoholism, cultural preservation and conflict over land settlements and natural resource exploitation. Originally somewhat light-hearted, it quickly became a more dramatic and ponderous series.

Series Cast

  1. Gordon Tootoosis

    Gordon Tootoosis

    Albert Golo

    95 Episodes

  2. Tom Jackson

    Peter Kenidi

    95 Episodes

  3. Tina Keeper

    Tina Keeper

    Michelle Kenidi

    95 Episodes

  4. Nathaniel Arcand

    Nathaniel Arcand

    William MacNeil

    95 Episodes

  5. John Oliver

    Eric Olsen

    95 Episodes

  6. Wilma Pelly

    Elsie Tsa Che

    95 Episodes

  7. Shane Kelly

    Sgt. Steve Marshak, Kelly Townsend

    2 Episodes

  8. Barbara Tyson

    Barbara Tyson

    1 Episode

  9. Andrew Airlie

    1 Episode

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Last Season

Season 6

1997 | 18 Episodes

Season 6 of North of 60 premiered on September 25, 1997.

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Status Ended

Network

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Type Scripted

Original Language English

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