Monthly Archives: March 2015

The Agridome: Prototype for Arctic agriculture

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The Cold Climate Innovation Centre at Yukon College has built a prototype Agridome. Glenn Scott says he hopes the design will prove so energy-efficient as to make it cost-effective to grow produce in the Arctic.

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Yukon First Nations celebrate 20 years of self-government

AFN regional Chief Mike Smith 2 applause audience Chief Carl Sidney Teslin Tlingit Council 2 Chief Doris Bill of KDNF Chief Kristina Kane of Ta'an Kwach'an Council 2 Chief Steve Smith, Champagne and Aishihik First Nations dancing 1 dancing 2 dancing drummers DSC_0014 elder watches youth dance Four first nations Gifts and recognition girl Grand Chief Ruth Massie of CYFN grandma line dancing MC Judy Gingell nacho Nyak Dun youth - Jerry-Lee Buyck and Eileen Peter 2 next generation 1 Pasloski vest Stanley Njootli Sr. - Deputy Chief Vuntut gwitchin First nation 3

A huge celebration in Whitehorse at the Kwanlin Dun Cultural centre this week. Four First Nations are marking 20 years since negotiation self-government.

Pictured here are some of the Chiefs who spoke as well as the cultural performances.

Stop by the Yukon river

DSC_0646Benches are installed throughout the Millenium Trail, offering a view of the Yukon river in Whitehorse.

Squirrels emerge with the warm weather

DSC_0677 (Small)DSC_0653 (Small) DSC_0681 (Small)The weather’s been unseasonably warm and you can see squirrels emerging from their dreys.