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Shelley O'Brien


Shelley O'Brien is a photographer and singer-songwriter. She has an avid passion for the culture, geography and people of the North. You can find her at www.shelleyobrien.ca.


This past July, if you were hiking the Chilkoot, you may have caught a glimpse of a woman in a white dress, grubby from travel, walking the iconic trail. more

Aug 15, 2013 12:00 AM Yukon Arts

Whitehorse resident Clea Roberts is achieving national and international success with her 2010 book of poetry Here Is Where We Disembark. more

Feb 21, 2013 12:00 AM Literature

This music has a long history in the territory: the jigs and reels of the fiddle have been documented in the North since 1847. In Old Crow, fiddles have been popular since Archie Linklater, a Scot from Manitoba, came to the Yukon and married a Gwitch more

Dec 13, 2012 12:00 AM Yukon Music

The Bonanza Creek Road winds through piles of dredge tailings—hills of gravel mounded like ground deposited by a gigantic earthworm—and abandoned, rusting mining equipment. more

Aug 23, 2012 12:00 AM Yukon History