Ross River

Ross River Stories

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    Issue: 2015-04-02 PHOTO: courtesy of Carolyn Vincent

    A Northern Diary

    I have been in the wilderness of the Mackenzie Mountains for six weeks, and have decided to begin a diary. It’s maybe not the right time to start one, but now that I’m not quite as busy and not nearly as tired at the end of the day, I’ll begin one... Read more

    Apr. 02, 2015

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    August 28, 2014

    A Mothering Hen

    When Kaska master carver Dennis Shorty talks about his art, the conversation is more likely to focus on his respect for the materials he uses than on his finished products. Read more

    Aug. 28, 2014

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    Sharing Traditional Art with Europeans

    On May 30 Dennis and I left a big flood behind in Ross River, and landed in Germany where many cities, towns and villages were also flooding. We are here on our annual trip to promote tourism, culture, and Yukon artists, Read more

    Jul. 04, 2013

  • Heritage New & Old

    When Natasha Peter walks into the coffee shop, she's grinning with excitement. "We were just down the street looking at rifles," she says of her "trip to town" with her boyfriend. "I'm stoked to get my own .22." A 21-year-old who knows how to skin a Read more

    May 05, 2011

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Issue- Feb24/2021

Photo: GPB Creative