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We are honoured to have you here.

These beautiful lands have been home to us since Kwäday Kwädan “long ago people” times. As you venture through these lands, we invite you to listen, learn, and experience our culture to help you create your own Yukon stories and memories.

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Arts and Culture

Absorb the beauty and stories through captivating performances and art by Indigenous artists living in the Yukon. Hold a piece of Indigenous art and experience a deep appreciation and understanding of the process, time, emotion and hard work that went into it. Each piece is one of a kind. Each piece tells a story. We create to share our cultures. Come be inspired with us!

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Plan your indigenous experience

Yukon is home to an exciting range of cultural, heritage and outdoor Indigenous experiences that will get you out on the land, into our heritage, and let you hear our stories first hand. Our cultures are beautiful. Our cultures are strong. Let us share them with you. Come experience with us!

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Telling Our Ancestors’ Stories

Some Elders tell of the beginning of the world long, long ago when Crow (Raven) brought light to the people. Others tell of Game Mother who stretched a sinew net across four mountain peaks near Carcross and brought all the animals into  the world. Visit and listen to our stories – the ones that give us strength for now and all future times.

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A Journey Through Our Nations

As you travel our rivers and highways, you will follow the ancient pathways of our people, see the animals, mountains and valleys we love, experience the clean air, rich aromas and vibrant colours of our everyday world. While we share many common traditions, each of our 14 First Nations has its own special places and voices. We invite you to connect with us and feel the pulse of our people and our land as you journey through it.

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Featured Stories

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Blake Lepine

Blake Shaá'koon Lepine brings a wealth of multi-cultural heritage to his art, with Tlingit, Hän, Cree and Scottish blood coursing through his veins.

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Sharon Vittrekwa

Sharon Vittrekwa is a Tetlit Gwich'in artist born in Aklavik, Northwest Territories. Sharon creates, designs and sews traditional clothing and hunting gear.

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Gertie Tom

Elder Gertie Tom, was born and grew up in the Big Salmon River region of central Yukon. Her Northern Tutchone name is Et’ats’inkhalme and she is a member of the Crow clan. Gertie creates traditional garments, which she learned how to sew from her mother.

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The Yukon First Nations Culture and Tourism Association (YFNCT) is a non-profit, stakeholder-based organization that is committed to growing and promoting vibrant and sustainable arts/culture and tourism sectors.

Yukon First Nations Culture and Tourism Association
1-1109 Front Street (White Pass Building)
Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A-5G4

Phone 867.667.7698

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