RSS

Teslin Tlingit First Nation

Teslin Tlingit Council's 2015 Hà Kus Teyea Celebration

Issue: 2017-07-12, PHOTO: courtesy of Teslin Tlingit Council

The biannual Haa Ḵusteeyí Celebration and community gathering in Teslin this month presents a unique opportunity for Yukoners of all backgrounds to connect with the Tlingit community. “Everyone is welcome. We want everybody here. more

Jul 12, 2017 12:00 AM Teslin

HitchingARide.jpeg

Issue: 2017-07-12, PHOTO: courtesy of Tracy Rondeau

Growing up, Kathy Jessup was always “the yakky little sister.” In Fort Nelson, where she was raised, she’s still known as “Kathy who likes to talk.” Her family still teases her about finding a way to turn her gift for gab into a career as a... more

Jul 12, 2017 12:00 AM Theatre - Dance

Merkel models cape (copy).jpeg

Issue: 2017-03-08, PHOTO: Jessica Simon

“Artists show the world unseen,” says Tahltan First Nation artist Rhoda Merkel. “Teachers show students a better form of themselves.” Merkel, who was raised in Whitehorse but lives in Atlin, combines both talents in her newest project, the Sam... more

Mar 8, 2017 12:00 AM Yukon Culture

IMG_20160615_204810.jpg

Issue: 2016-06-23, PHOTO: Minnie Clark

The Teslin Arena is going to be rocking on June 25. Canadian country acts Aaron Pritchett, Cory Marquardt and Roger Gabriel are coming to town to put on a country music show. It benefit the Teslin Minor Hockey Association and the Teslin Recreation... more

Jun 23, 2016 12:00 AM Teslin

SusieDabber (2).JPG

Issue: 2015-10-15 PHOTO: Cathie Archbould

Sharon Shorty and I first met back in 2005 when I worked at the Yukon College Library with her awesome husband, Derek Yap. Sharon was born and raised in Whitehorse and is a member of the Teslin Tlingit First Nation. She is a storyteller, beader, ... more

Oct 15, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Culture

Moss pic 1.jpg

Issue: 2015-08-27 PHOTO: Winnifred Peterson

My favourite childhood memories are when Mom would take us to Fish Lake, just a few miles out of Whitehorse. We spent our summers there along with several other families during the 1950s. Though the summers at Fish Lake were my favourite times, ... more

Aug 27, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Culture

Teslin 2 (2).jpg

Issue: 2015-07-23

Teslin is a Tlingit village that has accommodated change with beauty, culture and strength. This weekend, it’s the go-to destination for the Tlingit Hà Kus Teyea Celebration. As well as a giant family reunion, with coastal connections to Juneau... more

Jul 23, 2015 12:00 AM Teslin

DSC_0021 012.jpg

Whats Up Yukon January 29, 2015

I learned many lessons from Alan Baer, and one was to relish the spectacular vistas that were the backdrop of our aerial classroom more

Jan 29, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon People 4 Comments

In some First Nations, two-spirited people are a common part of the history of their culture. Will Roscoe, for example, writes in the book The Zuni Man Woman (1991) that two-spirited people have been documented for centuries in over... more

Dec 19, 2013 12:00 AM Yukon Culture

Last month Teslin Tlingit Council hosted a huge Ha Kus Teyea celebration with thousands visiting Teslin. more

Aug 22, 2013 12:00 AM Teslin

During early land claim negotiations, respected Teslin elder Virginia Smarch once said of her Tlingit community, "that is who we are: part of the land, part of the water." more

Jul 18, 2013 12:00 AM Teslin

Teslin Concert in the Park is a three-day event, July 9 to 11. Last year, it was a one-day event. Two years ago, one evening. "I think a three-day vision is what it will be all about," says Nataschaa Chatterton, the event co-ordinator. more

Jul 8, 2010 12:00 AM Teslin

​The Yukon was lucky to have been chosen as the location for the filming of Anash and the Legacy of the Sun-Rock. Yes, we have talented film people here in the Yukon – both in front and behind the camera – and, by all reports, the production was han more

Nov 26, 2009 12:00 AM Photography - Film

When you step into the Solo Show Room at the Copper Moon Gallery, you're greeted with a sense of rhythm. A row of women raise their hands in thanksgiving ... more

Aug 27, 2009 12:00 AM Yukon Arts

On Aug. 22, three shows will be opening at Arts Underground: the Arts in the Park Season Exhibition, a historical show of Yukon erotica and a solo show in the main gallery. The soloist is Teslin painter Jean Taylor ... more

Aug 19, 2008 12:00 AM Yukon Arts

Google+