The population of Yukon was higher in 1898 than it is now. Dawson City alone reached a population of over 30,000 at the height of the Klondike gold Rush.
On June 21st the Dänojà Zho Cultural Centre situated in downtown Dawson City, celebrates National Aboriginal Day with outdoor events including the Hän Singers, live contemporary music, tours, activities, refreshments and an opportunity to visit our heritage galleries.
Aboriginal Day has been set aside for all people to recognize, celebrate and learn more about the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in First Nation and Aboriginal culture and heritage in Canada.
For information please contact Dänojà Zho at firstname.lastname@example.org or make a stop at the Dawson City Visitor Information Centre for the event activity agenda.
Photo Credit: Tr’ondek Hwech’in Collection
Inquire in all local communities at the Visitor Information Centre as additional events may be taking placed throughout the Yukon.
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