There’s a new must-read book for anyone interested in the history of the NWT legislature.

History in the Making: Under Northern Skies is the name of a new coffee-table book edited Nancy Gardiner.

The book chronicles councils and assemblies dating back to 1951, as well as sections explaining the role of the pages, the sergeant-at-arms and the Speaker of the house.

Northerners such as Michael Ballantyne, Tony Whitford and Dennis Patterson all contributed sections and were on hand for a book launch and dinner at the legislative assembly on Sept. 6.

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Book launched – History of the Legislative Assembly documented