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Being in all-woman band changed their life, says Yukon rocker

Drea Naysayer has made a lot of records and played a lot of shows during their music career, but their new band feels different."I feel like this is a family," they said. "I've recently...

Yukon theatre hopes national playwright search picks up Northern and Indigenous talent

Ten Canadian theatre companies have come together to create the country's first queer and transgender playwriting unit, and Colin Wolf is hoping the project has a significant Northern and Indigenous voice.Wolf is the artistic...

History on record: How the CBC Northern Service built a unique trove of Canadian music

The North has always been home to a vibrant culture, but sharing it with the rest of the country has been a challenge.In the early 1970s CBC North, then called the CBC Northern Service,...

Dawson City Music Festival gets a new building

The people behind the Dawson City Music Festival have never thought small. You have to dream big to get musical acts from all over the world to come to the Klondike for one weekend in July,...

Songwriting challenge produces flood of new tunes from Yukoners

When the pandemic shuttered most of the music industry, artists had to find new ways to connect, and new ways to make money.Scott Maynard, the executive director of Music Yukon, thought it made sense...

11 paintings of former Yukon artist heading to the moon

I've interviewed a lot of artists over my years of hosting the afternoon show on CBC Radio in Whitehorse, but only one has decided to take me to the moon.Heather Horton Whedon lived and...

Yukon University's new research chair in Indigenous Knowledge has big plans

Daqualama Jocelyn Joe-Strack laughed when she was asked what she plans to do with her new role at Yukon University."I'm hoping to change the Yukon." Joe-Strack has been named the research chair in Indigenous Knowledge at...

Yukon artist goes back to his comic roots

Cole Pauls was just starting his career when he came up with the idea for his Pizza Punks comic strip. He was in his second year of art school, studying at Emily Carr University...

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