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Established in 1977, YHMA works to inspire and share a passion for Yukon heritage. Charitable No: 11930 7924 RR 0001
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E-Bulletin | September 23, 2014

 
IN THIS EDITION:
1. YHMA Summer Newsletter
2. 2014 Fall Heritage Gathering
3. NEW DATE for Cultural Programming Workshop, Whitehorse
4. Cultural Labour Force Study

5. 2014 Education, Career & Volunteer Expo
6. N3Y - Yukon Arts Presenting Summit

7. Alaska Highway Heritage Society Meetings
 
Have heritage news and events you'd like to share? Drop us a line at info@heritageyukon.ca and we'll spread the word!

1. YHMA Summer Newsletter

Hot off the presses! The Summer 2014 Newsletter features news, updates and information from the Yukon heritage community plus a special feature Marketing and the Museum.

Click here to access the newsletter.

2. 2014 Fall Heritage Gathering

 
The Yukon heritage community will gather this year in Dawson City during the week of October 20-24th, 2014. The week will feature a variety of events, workshops and activities of interest to those engaged in the protection, conservation and celebration of our rich and diverse heritage. In addition to sharing new and best practices, this gathering provides an opportunity to meet others actively involved in museums and heritage conservation across the Territory. All members of the Yukon heritage community are invited to attend.
 
Click here to access the Yukon Heritage Symposium program!

3. NEW DATE for Cultural Programming Workshop, Whitehorse


The Department of Tourism and Culture will be hosting a workshopDeveloping Culturally Relevant Programming in Yukon Museums and Cultural Centres” delivered by the University of Victoria. Participation in the training opportunity is free of charge
When:  October 1 & 2, 2014
Time:  9:00 am – 4:00 pm (lunch provided)
Where:  Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre (on the Alaska Highway next to airport)

To register contact Nyla Klugie-Migwans at 867-633-7999 or email at Nyla.Klugie-Migwans@gov.yk.ca. Deadline to register is September 24, 2014.

4. Cultural Labour Force Study

Yukon Department of Economic Development has partnered with the Yukon Arts Centre to conduct  a study of the cultural labour force in the Territory. This is a follow up to a similar study that was conducted in 2004. Stay tuned for more information as surveys and interviews will be conducted in the next few months. 

5. 2014 Education, Career & Volunteer Expo

Involved in education or employment counselling? Need volunteers? Looking for staff?
Showcase your organization and inspire Yukoners to explore opportunities in education, jobs, or volunteer experiences.
Anticipated Visitors:
  • High school students and their teachers and parents
  • Yukon College students seeking transfer to universities or other programs
  • Student advisors
  • Career Counsellors
  • Immigration officers and counselors
  • New-comers and Immigrants
  • Job seekers
  • Mid-career changers or those seeking professional development
  • Retirees
  • Volunteers
Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre
1171-1st Avenue,
Thursday, November 27th
10:30 am to 4:00 pm
Last year’s event welcomed 700 participants and 49 exhibitors.
Registration Fees :
  • $100 which includes one 6’ table and 2 chairs, wireless Internet (limited bandwidth).
  • There is a 50% discount to all current Volunteer Bénévoles Yukon members (Does not apply to universities, colleges, companies and government departments)
For more information or to register, please contact: 2014 Career, Education and Volunteer Expo Registration Form:
http://volunteeryukon.ca/IMG/pdf/2014_Expo_Registration_Form08sep.pdf
To become a sponsor:
http://volunteeryukon.ca/IMG/pdf/2014_Education_Career_Volunteer_Expo_Sponsorship_Package-Final.pdf
 

6. N3Y - Yukon Arts Presenting Summit

We are pleased to invite you to a gathering of individuals whose work is primarily in the cultural sectors – performing arts, visual arts, heritage and culture. The Yukon Arts Centre has received legacy funding from Arctic Winter Games to support this initiative. This gathering will provide opportunities for Yukon’s cultural administrators to come together, to learn; to engage in meaningful dialogue and to be inspired.

N3, the idea of a cross-territorial performing and visual arts network has a place at the national table and is already recognized at the CAPACOA (Canadian Arts Presenting Organization) National Network Meetings and has the moral support of Heritage Canada.

There was a meeting of all stakeholders from each of the three northern regions in Yellowknife in March 2010. It was decided at that meeting, that work would continue to strengthen each regions’ presenting capacity and then eventually move toward a larger tri-territorial organization presently called N3.
Since that time, the Yukon Arts Centre, KIAC and many other groups have been working on developing Yukon’s overall presenting capacity, work we have called N3Y.
 
After considering the progress to date, we believe that now is the time for a gathering of interested stakeholders. The next steps will be determined at the Summit, but we hope there is concrete interest in creating a network of communities to work together for the benefit of all Yukoners in the areas of arts, culture and heritage.

N3Y - Yukon Arts Presenting Summit will be held November 20th – 23rd in Whitehorse. Thanks to the generous Arctic Winter Games legacy funding we will be able to cover the costs of one person from each community to attend the Summit.

To encourage as many other people as possible to attend we will endeavour to keep the conference registration fee reasonable.

For more information contact Michele Emslie, Community Programming Director,Yukon Arts Centre michele.emslie@yac.ca
7. Alaska Highway Heritage Society Meetings
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