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Moosehide Gathering

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Issue: 2019-06-19, Klondike Lost Photography (Jonny Wilkie)

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Yukon See It Here

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Issue: 2018-09-05, PHOTO: Pixabay

The 2018 Moosehide Gathering in Dawson City was, once again, a smashing success. The local Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in relocated to Moosehide, two miles north of Dawson City on the Yukon River, during the gold rush of 1898, to escape the insanity of... Read more

Yukon Culture

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Issue: 2016-07-21, PHOTO: courtesy of the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in First Nation

From July 28 to 31 the Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in First Nation will welcome everyone to their traditional territory. The First Nation is hosting the 13th biennial Moosehide Gathering, taking place at Moosehide Village, which is located 3 km downriver from... Read more

Yukon Culture

The events of the day have left me a bit nostalgic for the classroom. I spent about half the morning at the Robert Service School in Dawson City participating in an event titled "Acknowledging the Past. Celebrating the Present. Moving Forward in Unit Read more

Yukon Education

Until recently, First Nations drum beats and chants have been relegated to the rural aboriginal landscape. Powwow music, while remaining extremely important to First Nations people, could never have been considered in any way, edgy or modern. A gro Read more

Yukon Music

Moosehide Gathering organizer Allison and her sister Shauna Kormendy laugh to think of the length of time the gathering has been happening. "A long time," they say. As a young girl their great-grandmother travelled from the Northwest Territories to Read more

Dawson City

Just had a call from the folks at the Community Gospel Hall to tell us that there were 90 people at this week's edition of the transients/summer workers/summerdoughs' Tuesday night dinner. Read more

Dawson City

The 10th Moosehide Gathering will take place at Moosehide (where else?) from July 29 to Aug. 1. Moosehide is located five kilometres downstream from Dawson City, and was the home of the Hän people for some 50 years. The village was established at t Read more

Dawson City

Imagine that this is a story about you and a poem – 25 delicious lines about gathering pancake berries at Moosehide that you submitted to the 2009 Yukon Young Authors Contest. Read more

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