Kiiwaadin Swan, 16, is a talented Gwich’in youth, who has been playing basketball since grade six. The basketball Head Coach, Colin Teramura, who has returned for a second time, being a NAIG Head Coach, referred to him and his team mates as “Living and Breathing Basketball”.
Chinese New Year 2020 – Year of the Rat By Julien Latraverse Video by Agnieszka Pajor Chinese New Year gathered around 250 people this Sunday at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre. Dangling Chinese lanterns from the ceiling and women wearing a cheongsam, also called a qipao, a traditional Chinese long dress made of silk – […]
She/Ze Leads the World – Yukon Women’s Leadership Summit interview with Tracy Themes By, Melia Hudgin & Jamie Lee Roberts I’m Tracy themes and I am a co-founder of Sophia Financial Group, which is a feminist financial advisory firm in Vancouver, BC. I’m actually a Financial Advisor, so that means that I am one of […]
She/Ze Leads the World, A Summit for Women leaders in the North By, Melia Hudgin Introduce yourself and what you do: I’m Selene Vakharia, owner of Smart Pop Ups and Smart Women and one of the organizers behind this event. At Smart Women, what we’re really focused on is female entrepreneurs and increasing the number […]
Youth of the Yukon interview with Benjamin Gribben Introduce yourself, where you’re from and where you are now: My name is Benjamin Gribben and originally I ‘m from Whitby Ontario but I’ve been living up here in the Yukon for over seventeen years. How did you come to live in the Yukon? Were you born […]
The “Food truck” workshops with Skills Canada and Yukon College. Video by Agnieszka Pajor and Harrison Coyne. Last summer Shākāt Journal/Media partnered with Skills Canada and the Yukon College on providing a video workshop to a group of young enthusiasts. The theme of the video was “Food Truck.” The workshop sparked creativity and […]
The ID camp for Arctic Winter Games and North American Indigenous Games 2020 Article by Harrison Coyne. Video by Agnieszka Pajor and Harrison Coyne November 16th, 2019 Shākāt Team attended the 2020 Arctic Winter Games archery tryouts at the Takhini Elementary School. The event was filled with young athletes and curious youth […]