Celebrate Yukon's heritage heroes! Join us for the 2019 Annual Yukon Heritage Awards ceremony on Monday, February 17 at the Yukon Archives (400 College Drive, Whitehorse). Doors will open at 6 pm, event runs 7-9 pm. All are welcome!
Prior to the awards presentation, guest speaker Dr. Laura Millar will give a talk on the importance of archival records past, present, and future, including the difficulty of preserving authentic records in a digital age. Her recent book, A Matter of Facts: The Value of Evidence in the Information Age, discusses how authentic and accurate records make essential contributions to fostering respectful, inclusive, and self-aware societies.
Light refreshments will be served after the awards presentation.
Know an individual, organization, business, or First Nation whose work preserving, sharing, or interpreting Yukon heritage deserves recognition? Nominations are being accepted until January 15, 2020. Details can be found here.