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Fiona McTaggart

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Issue: 2016-10-19

Geneviève Doyon and Jessica Hickman have, once again, combed through silent films, searching for excerpts to play on a screen to an audience. This is the third year they’ve done it. Doyon and Hickman are the co-artistic directors of Open Pit... more

Oct 19, 2016 12:00 AM Theatre - Dance

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Issue: 2016-06-23, PHOTO: Rick Massie

Identifying as a transgender person in any community presents risks and challenges, which is partly why the transgender man interviewed for this article chose to remain anonymous. He lives and works as a man, and is only open about being... more

Jun 23, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon People

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PHOTO: Courtesy of Sophia Flather

“It felt like home” is what Sophia Flather says of the first summer she lived in Old Crow. While working as a summer student there in the heritage department, she visited the Vuntut National Park and had the experience of seeing a group of five to 10 more

May 5, 2016 12:00 AM Old Crow

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Issue: 2016-02-25, PHOTO: Fiona McTaggart

Barb McInerney came up to the Yukon in the 1970s to work in a camp kitchen. Though she worked in mining before starting at Kaushee’s Place in 2000, she says that no matter what job she had, she was always trying to advance the most vulnerable of... more

Feb 25, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon People

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Issue: 2015-11-12 PHOTO: Courtesy of Audrey McLaughlin

Audrey McLaughlin moved to the Yukon in the 1970’s with “no man, no job” because she thought it would be an interesting place to live. As she became the first woman to lead a major Canadian political party in 1989 and the first female federal... more

Nov 12, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon People

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Issue: 2015-08-13 PHOTO: Fiona McTaggart

Out on the old Alaska Highway, halfway to Haines Junction and only a few kilometres from Champagne, an observant traveller may spot Kwaday Dan Kenji, or Long Ago People’s Place. The privately-owned camp, the only one of its kind in the Yukon, ... more

Aug 13, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon History

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