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YHMA seeking donations and sponsorships to supplement project funding

Have you attended a captivating conference or workshop in the past couple months that you haven't been able to get off your mind? Have you been working on a passion project that you're dying to let everyone know about? Perhaps you've recently uncovered a piece of Yukon history that you'd like to share with your fellow heritage enthusiasts. Well, you're in luck.

Our 2019 Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at 7:00 pm at the Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre. Join us for an overview of YHMA's activities over the past year and what's in store for the coming year, the presentation of our 2018-19 financial statements, and the election of our 2019-20 Board of Directors. Light refreshments will be provided.

For full details, view the event listing.

The Yukon Historical and Museums Association (YHMA) recognizes the contributions of the MacBride Museum to promoting the value, understanding, and enjoyment of Yukon history, and wholly supports the efforts of the MacBride Museum Board of Directors to ensure continued, year-round operations, including the Museum’s commitment to illustrate and protect Yukon heritage.

Gain valuable heritage sector work experience in Canada’s beautiful North!

The Yukon Historical & Museums Association (YHMA) is seeking an engaged, self-motivated individual to join our team as Community Relations Coordinator, focusing on strengthening YHMA’s relationships with its members and other stakeholders, enhancing the Yukon heritage community network, and raising the profile of YHMA and the greater Yukon heritage community with the public.

Five recipients to receive top honours in heritage

WHITEHORSE, YT - The Yukon Historical & Museums Association (YHMA) today announced the winners of the 35th annual Yukon Heritage Awards. Yukoners are invited to attend the Awards ceremony at the Yukon Archives on Monday, February 18, 2019. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and the event will commence at 7:00 p.m.

We're looking for Yukon heritage-related stories, announcements, and images to share in our winter/spring newsletter!

Has anything exciting or significant happened in the last few months? Let us know! Maybe you attended an invigorating conference or workshop, uncovered a particularly interesting nugget of Yukon history, recently published a book, or are working on an ambitious project for a heritage organization. If you have a story, striking image, and/or announcement related to Yukon heritage to share, we want to hear it!

Do you know someone who has made significant contributions to conserve, celebrate, and share Yukon’s heritage? Now you can nominated them for 2018 Heritage Award until January 27, 2019.

The Yukon Historical & Museums Association is seeking nominations for the 2018 Heritage Awards. The deadline for submissions is midnight on January 15, 2019. Nominations are accepted in the following categories:

Kohklux Map: 150 Years
October 25-27, 2019
Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre, Whitehorse

Co-sponsored by the Yukon Historical and Museums Association (Whitehorse, Yukon) and Jilkaat Kwaan Heritage Center (Klukwan, Alaska)

Deadline for Proposals: April 30, 2019

Do you know someone who has made significant contributions to conserve, celebrate, and share Yukon’s heritage?

The Yukon Historical & Museums Association is seeking nominations for the 2018 Heritage Awards. The deadline for submissions is midnight on January 15, 2019. Nominations are accepted in the following categories: