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KDFN News Center

Kwanlin Dün recognizes Yukoners for discoveries of prehistoric bison fossils


Friday, April 12th WHITEHORSE - Kwanlin Dün First Nation and Government of Yukon jointly hosted a public event to thank Yukoners Marcus Deuling and Craig Duncan for their diligence in reporting their respective finds of ancient fossils to authorities. Kwanlin Dün Chief Rick O’Brien and Minister Mike Nixon jointly presented Marcus Deuling with a Certificate of Appreciation for his find of an ancient bison skull while cross country skiing on Kwanlin Dün Settlement Land in the Fish Lake area. Craig Duncan was also recognized for his find in the Versluce Meadows area of Porter Creek, which he encountered during a home construction project.

Click here to read more about the discoveries in the Joint News Release.