Beaver castoreum found on ancient throwing dart sheds new light on traditional hunting technology

Joint news release with the Government of Yukon, Kwanlin Dün First Nation and the Carcross/Tagish First Nation Link: https://yukon.ca/en/news/beaver-castoreum-found-ancient-throwing-dart-sheds-new-light-traditional-hunting-technology A new study, led by Kate Helwig and Jennifer Poulin at the Canadian Conservation Institute, has identified beaver castoreum as a component of the design and construction of a 6,000-year-old Yukon atlatl-throwing dart. As far as…

Natsékhi Kų̀ Health Centre Update

Starting tomorrow, June 11, Natsékhi Kų̀ Health Centre will return to having clients enter through the main doors. Clients will enter through the main door and will be screened in by our receptionist via intercom until buzzed through to the waiting room. Clients are still required to wear a mask and use hand sanitizer as…

KDFN Education Hub Community Consultation

What would an education hub in McIntyre be like? KDFN Education and Social Development is planning for a new building that will include an expanded Dusk’a Early Learning Centre and more opportunities for people to access language and education programming.   Join us to provide your input, enjoy a barbecue dinner, and there will also…