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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

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Issue: 2017-06-21, PHOTO: Liz Beddall

Falen Johnson doesn’t hold back when it comes to Gwaandak Theatre. “I love Gwaandak,” the Six Nations writer says straight out. “It’s a place where you know you’re immediately welcomed as an Indigenous playwright.” Johnson’s play Two Indians is... more

Jun 21, 2017 12:00 AM Theatre - Dance

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Issue: 2016-09-22, PHOTO: by Nicole Bauberger

Two new exhibitions curated by Jennifer Bowen Allen, of the Cree Nation, opened Sept. 2 at Arts Underground. In the Focus Gallery, a group show called Hands of Time: Bush Women on the Land honours the way that women who live on the land have... more

Sep 22, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Arts

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Issue: 2016-07-07, PHOTO: Paul Rath

When the hooligan are running, the rivers and harbour In Haines, Alaska host a fiesta of wildlife that congregate to feed on this little fish that First Nations prize for its high fat content. Sea gulls, eagles, sea lions and even whales feast on... more

Jul 7, 2016 12:00 AM Alaska

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Issue: 2016-06-16, PHOTO: Paul Rath

On Saturday May 14th, under sunny skies, hundreds of spectators celebrated the Grand Opening of the Jilkaat Kwaan Cultural Heritage Centre and Bald Eagle Preserve Visitor Centre, amidst some of the most spectacular scenery in Alaska. The cultural... more

Jun 16, 2016 12:00 AM Alaska

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Issue: 2015-11-12 PHOTO: Fritz Mueller

Yukon First Nations are planning ways to offer authentic cultural experiences for visitors. The plan to bolster cultural tourism among the Yukon First Nations has been in the works for a while, but this week people from across the Yukon Territory... more

Nov 12, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Culture

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Issue: 2015-02-19 PHOTO: courtesy Sharon Shorty

The city bus stops right in front of our home in the Whitehorse. I still watch every day for “my boys” to get off and come home, even though they’ve been gone for weeks. I was privileged to be a host mom for the Canada World Youth program more

Feb 19, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Families

Dakhká Khwáan Dancers

Photo: grantdouglasphotography.smugmug.com

Marilyn Jensen was inspired to start a dance group after finishing her master’s degree at the University of Victoria. She studied Indigenous governance, and said she was surrounded by people who were connecting with their culture, language, tradition more

Dec 24, 2014 12:00 AM Yukon Culture

Burwash Landing musician Diyet is ready to celebrate the release of her second album. No doubt she already did a little, six months ago when the CD, When You Were King, was completed and launched into world. more

Dec 19, 2013 12:00 AM Yukon Music

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

Sitting in Starbucks with Mark Preston, it's hard to shake the feeling of being in the artist's own studio. Not only do the walls of the downtown café display several of his works, but Preston has a small laptop open in front of him ... more

Sep 13, 2012 12:00 AM Yukon Arts

Art and healing go hand-in-hand for Wayne Price. The Tlingit master carver from Haines, Alaska, is in Whitehorse to oversee the creation of a totem pole with carvers from the Northern Cultural Expressions Society (NCES), formerly known as Sundog Car more

Jun 7, 2012 12:00 AM Yukon Culture

Sundog Carving teacher and Tlingit Master Carver Wayne Price stepped through the doorway of Sundog one afternoon in the spring of 2009 and announced what he had envisioned: he saw a dugout canoe, hand-carved through the talents of the Sundog students more

Aug 19, 2010 12:00 AM Yukon Arts

​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