In the Athapaskan language, the word Yukon means the great river or big river.
Dawson has a huge Scottish connection dating from the Klondike Gold Rush through to present day. Many of those tough Scottish pioneers have helped shape the community.This pioneering spirit is still alive in the Klondike!
This event showcases Scottish dancing, piping and drumming competitions. Heavy events such as caber toss, hammer throw, tug 'o' war and other special Yukon events will be featured.
Yukon is world renowned as a legendary land imbued with gold rush history, frontier spirit and first nation culture. Listen to what fellow media travellers have to say about Yukon.