Whitehorse Daily Star

June 24, 2018

TIME TO CELEBRATE

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

TIME TO CELEBRATE – The Kwanlin Dághàalhaan K’e Dancers are seen in the Longhouse during National Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations in Whitehorse.

ART ON WHEELS

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

ART ON WHEELS – Artist Duran Henry has a photo of one of his carvings on the new city bus wrap that features the work of artists from the Kwanlin Dün First Nation and Ta’an Kwäch’än Council. The bus was unveiled Tuesday by city hall. The First Nations’ flags were raised, and a historic Declaration of Commitment was signed with the city.

ON THEIR BEST BEHAVIOUR

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

ON THEIR BEST BEHAVIOUR – The 47th annual Yukon Kennel Club Dog Show took place last weekend at the Mount McIntyre Recreation Centre. Here, youth participate in the show on Saturday.

LEAD PELOTON

Photo by Chuck Tobin

LEAD PELOTON – Ian Parker of Whitehorse is out front on the lead peloton during Saturday’s 25th Kluane Chilkat International Bike Relay. Parker and Joel Macht of Whitehorse posted the best time for a two-rider team, just six seconds back of solo cyclist Matthias Purdon, the overall winner from Whitehorse

FRISKY FOXES

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

FRISKY FOXES – Two of the Copper Ridge neighbourhood fox kits play by North Star Drive this morning. The mischievous youngsters have been shoe-napping footware from the porches of homes and arranging them around their den. Sandwich signs have been erected urging speeding motorists to slow down for the animals’ safety.

COMMITTING THE TRAIL TO CANVAS

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

COMMITTING THE TRAIL TO CANVAS – Daphne Mennell opened ‘Chilkoot Trail’ last Thursday evening at the Yukon Arts Centre. Inspired from her 2014 Chilkoot Trail Artist Residency (Yukon Arts Centre, Parks Canada, U.S. National Parks Service), her show features paintings and sketches of the landscapes she encountered. Also showing is ‘Audible Landscapes’, featuring works from four previous Chilkoot Trail residency artists.