Indigenous business owner Kim Koyczan was among three Yukon-based semi-finalists in the 2023 Pow Wow Pitch, a competition that celebrates Indigenous entrepreneurs across North America. (Matthew Bossons/Yukon News)

3 Yukon women make semi-finals of Indigenous answer to ‘Dragon’s Den’

Despite not advancing to the finals, the trio can celebrate being among 130 semi-finalists


Left to right: Eila Vallevand, Dustin Sheldon, Karra MacIntosh and Olivia Cox are the four artists from Whitehorse chosen as recipients of YVR Art Foundation’s 2023 art scholarship awards. 
(Courtesy/Kim Bellevance)

4 First Nations artists from Whitehorse awarded scholarships from YVR Art Foundation

The scholarship recipients from Whitehorse were selected for the emerging artist category


Skaydu.û/Autum Jules was recently selected as one of 20 student recipients of the RBC Future Launch Scholarship for Indigenous Youth.

Teslin Tlingit Council Member Receives RBC Future Launch Scholarship for Indigenous Youth

RBC Future Launch Scholarships are empowering remarkable youth to pursue the important…

  • Sep 27, 2021


Yukon Days successful, grand chief says after Yukon Forum

Yukon leaders were able to speak with federal public safety minister Bill Blair in Ottawa

Indigenous Governance program enrolment at Yukon College meets expectations: dean

Total registration at the college has seen a 15 per cent increase in the last year

At B.C. jail, First Nations programming transformational for inmates, says elder

Elder, spiritual advisor Darla Pratt spoke at the Council of Yukon First Nations’ justice conference

Yukon government puts $530k towards Gladue report pilot project

Three-year pilot project will train people to write Gladue reports for Indigenous offenders

Whitehorse holds rally for Colten Boushie

‘I lost a little faith in our humanity and in our Canadian society’

Yukon government and First Nations outline future plans

The new action plan outlines timelines for discussions on common issues

Family ties: Indigenous artists explore their roots in new shows

‘It’s who I am, who we are as people’

‘Unfortunate’ some Indigenous leaders boycotted CoF meeting, Silver says

First Nations, Metis and Inuit groups want seat a premiers’ meeting

  • Jul 19, 2017