Maya Lach-Aidelbaum

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Yukoners reclaim culture through traditional Tlingit tattooing

Eight brave Yukoners put needle to skin, many for the first time, as part of a Tlingit tattoo workshop at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre, this past week. For workshop leader Anne Spice, the event...

Yukon First Nations have mixed feelings about papal visit

Residential school survivors in the Yukon have mixed feelings about the pope's visit to Canada next week.While a large number of residential school survivors from the Yukon will be making the trip to Edmonton...

Whitehorse couple priced out of their hotel room 'so happy' to find new place to live

A Whitehorse couple priced out of their downtown hotel room as tourism season began found a new place to live. Kathy and Brian Poho moved into a two-bedroom apartment in Whitehorse's Whistle Bend neighbourhood with...

Keno City residents take fire protection into their own hands, say gov't isn't providing enough help

When a nearby wildfire put Keno City under threat in early July, residents rushed to assemble the final pieces of their own fire protection service.They had slowly started piecing it together this past spring....

2 Yukoners describe struggle to find suitable, affordable housing

Jeszica Mae estimates they've moved over 10 times in eight years.Mae has been struggling to find suitable housing ever since they moved to the Yukon in 2014 and believes that their identity as a Black non-binary...

Hundreds gather for National Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations in Whitehorse

Hundreds of people gathered at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre in downtown Whitehorse to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day on Tuesday.  The day — which falls on the summer solstice — is meant to recognize...

Whitehorse couple say they're being forced to leave downtown hotel room as tourist season begins

Kathy and Brian Poho, who have been living at the River View Hotel in downtown Whitehorse for the past year and a half, say they are being forced to leave their room by the...

Whitehorse one of the only cities in the world to measure airborne microplastics

Microplastic pollution is usually associated with the ocean where it's been widely studied, but new research shows those tiny particles can be found in the air as well, even in the Yukon. A team of...

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