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Exploring Early Mapping in the North Photo: Yukon Historical & Museums Association

Exploring Early Mapping in the North

Whitehorse, Yukon Territory

Indigenous, Heritage — Talks and Discussion, Behind-the-scenes

Join us for a fascinating look at Indigenous and early non-Indigenous mapping in the north. Guest speakers will describe traditional Indigenous territory, tell personal stories, and provide eye-opening insight into the Kohklux and Kandik maps, as well as early non-Indigenous maps of the north. Additionally, enjoy a film showing featuring the Kohklux map conference in Klukwan. In celebration of the 150th anniversary of the drawing of the Kohklux map, coming up in 2019, there will be a fundraiser for the publication of an updated edition of our Kohklux map book. Come down and learn about local history and navigating Yukon topography in this one-of-a-kind event.

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This event is in English.
This event is wheelchair accessible.
Keywords: Storytelling, Museum, Library, Historic Site, All Ages

When

Fri 28 Sep No events scheduled.
Sat 29 Sep 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sun 30 Sep No events scheduled.
In case of rain:

Event will be held in a walled tent/indoors

Where

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3126 Third Ave
Whitehorse, Yukon Territory

Building

Donnenworth House (Yukon Historical & Museums Association)

Directions

Donnenworth House is the little yellow house in Lepage Park (Corner of Wood Street and Third Ave.)

Organizer

Yukon Historical & Museums Association

Yukon Historical & Museums Association is a territorially-incorporated Society and a registered charitable organization. Which aims to build a learning environment for history and culture in the heritage sector. We share knowledge with the Yukon heritage community and support each other in conservation projects. Our vision is for Yukoners to encounter and celebrate their heritage daily. As an organization with a passion for the preservation of culture, we strive to strengthen heritage in the Yukon through leadership, advocacy and education.

Activity Contact

Yukon Historical & Museums Association
programs[at]heritageyukon[dot]ca
867-667-4704
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