Category: Stories

Sean, Sean From The Yukon

by Paige Hopkins If you were to sit down and binge listen to Sean Balsillie’s YouTube channel (like I did), you may expect him to be a somber, heartsick young man as many of his songs cover familiar subjects of love, relationships and heartache. However, this is not the case. When I first met Sean…

Bobbi Rose

  by Nina Shetsiruli & Skyler Isaac The first time we met Bobbi Rose was the day we set off on the River Nation: “JourneyThrough the Bloodlines” canoe trip. “What a nice, but shy girl”, we thought. However, during the two-week canoe expedition from Whitehorse to Dawson City showed that our initial impression of her…

Hand Games: Revive and Thrive

  by Skyler Isaac We can’t really discuss the Selkirk First Nation without first explaining a bit about their original dwelling, an area known as Fort Selkirk. Archaeological evidence suggests that Fort Selkirk, located on the Yukon River, has been in use for over eight thousand years. But it’s better known as a former Hudson…

The Boy From The Tree – Part Two

Author: Joshua Ladue   Many seasons had passed; spring, summer, fall, and winter four times over. Then finally the giant tree transformed. The bark of the trunk shed and peeled. Sap spewed out and ran down to the soil below. Slowly, layers of bark gracefully fell away from the tree. A being slowly took form.…

Meet The Grand Chief

by Jennifer Liu As the face of the Council of Yukon First Nations, Peter Johnston strives to balance the serious side of his work with lighter moments. “We have to take the time to celebrate not only our achievements but also celebrate our time together as First Nation people,” says CYFN’s Grand Chief. Johnston turns…