Dänojà Zho Cultural Centre

1131 Front Street P.O. Box 599, Dawson City, Yukon Y0B 1G0

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1131 Front Street P.O. Box 599, Dawson City, Yukon Y0B 1G0
Dänojà Zho Cultural Centre is open from June to September.

Monday to Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Summer Operation Hours
8:30 to 5:00pm Office Hours
By appointment off-season: 993-7100 ext 500
Kid Friendly, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Access
Art Gallery, Cinema, Museum, Theatre
Community & Recreation Center, Concert Hall / Auditorium
First Nation Governments And Cultural Centres


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    Issue: 2018-04-11, PHOTO: Dan Davidson

    It’s ice pool time

    The ice pool tripod is in the river, anchored by a cable to the boxed clock on the Dänojà Zho Cultural Centre, ready for when the ice moves during breakup some time in late April or early May. A statistical prediction created by local engineer...

    Apr. 11, 2018

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    Issue: 2018-02-14, PHOTO: Dan Davidson

    We are what we used to eat

    February 19 to 22 will see the latest edition of the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Heritage Department’s bi-annual Myth and Medium week. In the past, these cultural weeks have focussed on stories and drama, but Traditional Knowledge Specialist Jody Beaumont...

    Feb. 14, 2018

  • The Scrapbook.jpeg

    Issue: 2016-08-25, PHOTO: Dan Davidson

    Seeds of Change Lead to Reconciliation

    Seeds of Change invites locals and visitors to consider the implications of the concept of reconciliation. It’s the summer exhibit in the Gathering Room in the Dänojà Zho Cultural Centre in Dawson City. It displays information about the history...

    Aug. 25, 2016

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    Issue: 2016-07-21, PHOTO: Aaron Woroniuk

    Bringing Crowds to Dodge

    The Dawson City Music Festival (DCMF) is a major draw for audience and performers. It takes place this year between July 22 and 24. Emily Farrell was a venue stage manager for 13 years, and is now in her second year as executive director of the...

    Jul. 21, 2016

  • Exploring Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in Culture

    The strikingThe striking Dänojà Zho Cultural Centre was controversial when it was first being built in Dawson City — it's not exactly a gold rush themed building.

    Aug. 01, 2013

  • The Mystery of the Four Coffins Explained

    "You're in one of the slides in this presentation," they told me. This came as a surprise, since it is generally my lot in life to be the picture taker rather than the picture takee. But there I was, standing outside the chain link fence on Fifth Ave

    Nov. 01, 2012

  • A Vision Becomes a Reality at the Gathering Place

    "We had a vision in the fall, last year, of building an outdoor classroom at Robert Service School,"

    Oct. 04, 2012

  • All Dolled Up

    Sewing Our Traditions: Dolls of Canada's North will be on display at Dawson's Dänojà Zho Cultural Centre until September 21, held over from the centre's regular summer season so that it can be part of a school-related program.

    Sep. 13, 2012

  • Journeying Through Dance

    Choreographer Michelle Olson is somewhat of a part-time Dawsonite herself and member of the Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in First Nation. She has previously created two pieces that were performed at the Dänojà Zho Cultural Centre.

    Jun. 28, 2012

  • Dawson's Got Culture

    Things generally slow down at the Dänojà Zho (Hän for Long Ago House) Cultural Centre once the summer season is over and the tourists are gone, but this fall season has been something of an exception.

    Dec. 15, 2011

  • Watching Ice

    This is the time of year when you find people looking at the river and wondering – when? There are different "whens", of course. I happened across some gentlemen at a table just past the Dänojà Zho Cultural Centre a day or so ago. It was a beautifu

    May 05, 2011