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Issue: 2017-07-26

Cover - What's Up Yukon - July 26, 2017

Yukon China Community Association


"Jackie Chan Moves Don't Count"

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Dinner outdoors

Pixabay

Some people mix in wild game meat with domestic meats recipes, but to get the true taste of wild meat you simply don’t substitute wild meat on a domestic recipe. more

Jul 27, 2017 1:10 AM Yukon Food & Drink

P1- A bowl of spruce grouse.

Sydney Oland

On the way back I happened across a spruce grouse and it seemed that my luck was changing. As I was dressing my grouse I heard two more shots and it turned out that my hunting partners had had a similar thought about duck hunting, and had also more

Jul 27, 2017 12:33 AM Wild Harvest

P1-16 cedar salmon in a work of art

Jessica Simon

Visit the Academic and Skills Development office in the A-wing of Yukon College, and you’ll be greeted with words of empowerment on the backs of a stream of 16 cedar salmon in a work of art created by local artist Cheryl Teya. more

Jul 26, 2017 8:30 PM Yukon Arts

Grizzly Bear

Pixabay

Sadly some human errors are fatal mistakes when bears are involved. Bears are somewhat predictable, but there are many exceptions to that rule. As a result, humans must always err on the side of caution when in bear country. more

Jul 26, 2017 1:19 AM Yukon Wildlife

Paradise Music Festival

Kevin Jack

The Paradise Electronic Music Festival was born 12 years ago after Jack decided he wanted to showcase Yukon artists in the local electronic music scene. Jack has been making and producing music for over 15 years, and along with all aspects of the fes more

Jul 26, 2017 12:00 AM Yukon Music

P7 - Moose Heart Tacos

Sydney Oland

If you aren’t lucky enough to have a fresh (or frozen) moose heart on hand you can still try this recipe out using any sort of sliced steak. more

Jul 26, 2017 12:00 AM Wild Harvest

Morel Mushrooms

Pixabay

Of course there are many books on plant identification, but finding one specific to your climate and region is, well, essential. A time-tested book is Edible and Medicinal Plants of Canada by Andy Mackinnon (2009) – and there’s a whole related series more

Jul 26, 2017 12:00 AM Wild Harvest

P1- Shaolin Kung-fu Wushu Masters

Courtesy of Yukon China Community Association

Most of us have experienced Kung-fu through the lens of martial arts cinema legends such as Chow Yun-Fat in the film Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon or Jackie Chan in director Lau Kar-leung’s Drunken Master. more

Jul 26, 2017 12:00 AM Yukon Arts & Entertainment

P1- The Dempster Highway: Past, Present & Future

Tess Casher

Today, the Dempster is Canada’s only all-weather road across the Arctic Circle. But it was no easy feat. It began in 1959, called “Yukon Territorial Road No. 11.” As it was extended, the road continuously earned new names, corresponding to its new de more

Jul 26, 2017 12:00 AM Yukon Lifestyle

P2 - Kim Beggs - A New Sparrow

Kevin Kelly Photography

This fall, Beggs will be launching her 6th solo album, called Said Little Sparrow, which is the follow up to 2013's Beauty and Breaking. more

Jul 26, 2017 12:00 AM Yukon Music

Imagination Library - MLA Geraldine Van Bibber

Courtesy of the Yukon Imagination Library

To kick off this series, we asked MLA Geraldine Van Bibber to tell us what her favourite book was when she was a child. Here’s what she said: “When I was asked to name a favourite book, I could not. Because to me each book had magic and secrets in i more

Jul 26, 2017 12:00 AM Literature