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Dakhká Khwáan Dancers

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Issue: 2019-06-12, PHOTO: courtesy of Champagne and Aishihik First Nations

You don’t have to be part of a dance group to be a dancer. Read more

Theatre - Dance

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Issue: 2018-05-09, PHOTO: Simon Ager

On May 18, the Indigenous Music Awards will return to Winnipeg with awards in 19 categories that honour music that has been created by First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples of Turtle Island. The awards are a part of the Manito Ahbee Festival... Read more

Yukon Music

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Issue: 2017-11-15, PHOTO: courtesy of Dakhká Khwáan Dancers

Just because their album is being released on November 24 doesn’t mean it’s finished. That’s what Daniel Ashley said over the phone from Montreal earlier this month, where he and his recording partners, the Dakhká Khwáan Dancers (DKD) were touring... Read more

Yukon Music

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Issue: 2017-10-18, PHOTO: Courtesy of From the North

We deserve a pat on the back. That’s part of the point of From the North says Kim Winnicky, executive producer of the arts performance and show, a Canada 150 project being produced by Music Yukon. “We (in the territories) don’t often get a chance... Read more

Yukon Arts

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Issue: 2016-02-25, PHOTO: Dan Davidson

This week shaped up to be a culturally ambitious one in Dawson City. The centerpiece of the week has been the Myth and Medium conference organized by the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in’s Heritage Department and focusing on the performing arts. It’s not too... Read more

Dawson City

Dakhká Khwáan Dancers

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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 Read more

Yukon Culture