The Skookum Jim Friendship centre

Skookum1 Skookum2 Skookum3Whitehorse has the Skookum Jim Friendship Centre which is a place for courses, workshops, youth activities, camps and various community-minded activities.

Friendship Centres are intended to promote aboriginal culture in urban settings. There are more than 116 across Canada. (Here is a link to a Wikipedia entry with more information)

The exterior of the Skookum Jim centre is decorated with some nice Northwest Coast Formline art.

 

 

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