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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:

The Yukon Heritage Training Fund (HTF) Adjudication Committee is made of up to five members representing heritage sectors in the Yukon. Currently there is one opening on the Committee.

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. DEADLINE NOW EXTENDED TO APRIL 15.

WHITEHORSE, YT - The Yukon Historical & Museums Association (YHMA) will be hosting a Vintage, Collectibles, and Antiques Sale on Saturday, February 24 from 10 am to 3 pm, at the Old Canadian Tire Building (NVD Place) Interior Mall, Ogilvie Street, Whitehorse.

This is a fundraising event for the YHMA. Proceeds from table rentals and YHMA sales will be used to enhance and improve downtown LePage Park and the surrounding heritage buildings.