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Our Stories

The Yukon is home to many different cultures. Yukon First Nations people have been passing traditional knowledge and stories down through generations. Through knowledge keepers, the cultures live on. Celebrate the similarities and uniqueness of each culture and each person. Hear our stories.

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George Roberts

George Roberts has been making his handcrafted knives for over 30 years. His combination of quality steel and ornate handles made of exotic wood, bone, antler, stone and even fossilized mastodon make his knives a thing of beauty.

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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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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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Calvin Morberg

Calvin Morberg comes from the Dak’lawèidí (eagle clan) of the Inland Tlingit Nation. Calvin pursued carving to capture his native heritage and its rich carving traditions.

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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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