Artists & Performers

The Festival features a rich mixture of traditional and contemporary visual and performing artists from each Yukon First Nation, as well as visiting artists from British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Alaska and Greenland. The interweaving of music, dance, storytelling, traditional arts and crafts, and workshops with the warmth of the Yukon spirit will ensure this Festival is one to remember!

2018 Artist Applications

Applications will be available October 1st, 2017. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) if you would like to be placed on a notification/reminder list.

Performing Artists

Allan Benjamin

Allan Benjamin

Fiddle & Country

Art Johns

Art Johns

Ben Charlie

Ben Charlie

Gwitch'in Fiddler

Boyd Benjamin

Boyd Benjamin

Gwitchin Fiddler

Brian Ladue

Brian Ladue

Contemporary Folk/Rock

Celeigh Cardinal

Celeigh Cardinal

Soul-Folk

Daghaalhaan K’e

Daghaalhaan K’e

Traditional Dancing and Drumming

Dakhká Khwáan Dancers

Dakhká Khwáan Dancers

Traditional Inland Tlingit Dance

Dakhkà Khwàan Juniors

Dakhkà Khwàan Juniors

Traditional Dancing and Drumming

Dakwäkäda Dancers

Dakwäkäda Dancers

Traditional Dancing and Drumming

Daniel Tlen

Daniel Tlen

Southern Tutchone Song

Dena Zagi

Dena Zagi

Traditional Contemporary Folk/Rock

Ed Peekeekoot

Ed Peekeekoot

Cree Songs & Storytelling

Elule Drummers

Elule Drummers

Drumming, Singing

Gerald Edzerza

Gerald Edzerza

Tahltan Fiddling

Inuvik Drummers & Dancers

Inuvik Drummers & Dancers

Traditional Dance

Ishmael Hope

Ishmael Hope

Storytelling, Writing

Jack Van Den Bogaard

Jack Van Den Bogaard

Cultural Presenter

Jay Gilday

Jay Gilday

Folk

Jerry Alfred & Shun Dun

Jerry Alfred & Shun Dun

Northern Tutchone Folk

Kevin Barr

Kevin Barr

Country/Folk/Roots

Lenita Alatini

Lenita Alatini

Singer

Leonard Boniface & Sassi Traoré

Leonard Boniface & Sassi Traoré

African Music

Leonard Sheldon

Leonard Sheldon

Gospel Country

Les Walker

Les Walker

Contemporary Folk/Rock

Madi Dixon

Madi Dixon

Contemporary Singer/Songwriter

Moe Clark

Moe Clark

Singer/Songwriter

Northern Cree Singers

Northern Cree Singers

Singing, Drumming

Rising Sun Singers

Rising Sun Singers

Traditional Drumming & Song

Ron Chambers

Ron Chambers

Selkirk Spirit Dancers

Selkirk Spirit Dancers

Traditional Dancing and Drumming

Starr Drynock

Starr Drynock

Traditional Singing & Drumming

Tahltan Sacred Headwaters

Tahltan Sacred Headwaters

Traditional/Contemporary Folk

Taku Kwaan Dancers

Taku Kwaan Dancers

Traditional Dancing and Drumming

Teslin Dancers

Teslin Dancers

Traditional Dance

Twin Flames

Twin Flames

Folk

Vision Quest

Vision Quest

Hip Hop/Rap

Wade Kaye

Wade Kaye

Fiddle

Yuka Dena Drummers

Yuka Dena Drummers

Traditional Drumming & Song

Visual Artists

Amy Tessaro

Amy Tessaro

Tahltan Stained Glass Artist

Ann Smith

Ann Smith

Tutchone and Tlingit Raven's Tail Weaver

Ben Gribben

Ben Gribben

Tahltan Carver, Drawer, and Painter

Blair Thorson

Blair Thorson

Painting

Blake Lepine

Blake Lepine

Tlingit, Han, and Cree Sculptor and Painter

Brian Walker

Brian Walker

Copper Sculptor

Calvin Morberg

Calvin Morberg

Tlingit Sculptor

Charlene Baker

Charlene Baker

Tlingit and Northern Tutchone Weaver and Traditional Crafter

Christine Sam

Christine Sam

Traditional Craft

Clifton Fred

Clifton Fred

Crystalena Sam

Crystalena Sam

Traditional Craft

Debra Michel

Debra Michel

Cedar Artist

Dempsey Bob

Dempsey Bob

Tahltan and Tlingit Master Sculptor

Dennis Shorty

Dennis Shorty

Mountain Slavey and Kaska Carver

Diane Olsen

Diane Olsen

Beading

Dolores Scheffen

Dolores Scheffen

Traditional Han Crafter

Duran Henry

Duran Henry

Northern Tutchone Sculptor

Edith Baker

Edith Baker

Traditional Arts

Edward Smarch

Edward Smarch

Carving, Jewelry

Elizabeth Kyikavichik

Elizabeth Kyikavichik

Fine Arts

Eugene Alfred

Eugene Alfred

Tlingit and Northern Tutchone Carver and Sculptor

Florence Moses

Florence Moses

Traditional Craft

Frances Oles

Frances Oles

Traditional Craft

Gary Tautenthahn

Gary Tautenthahn

Sculpture

George Roberts, “Bandit Blades”

George Roberts, “Bandit Blades”

Knife Making

Hayden McHugh

Hayden McHugh

Carver

Jared Kane

Jared Kane

Ta'an Kwäch'än Sculptor

Jennifer Younger

Jennifer Younger

Jewelry

Jonathan Allen Wurtak

Jonathan Allen Wurtak

Tlingit Painter and Printing Artist

Justien Senoa Wood

Justien Senoa Wood

Karen Nicloux

Karen Nicloux

Traditional Arts, Embroidery

Kaylyn Baker

Kaylyn Baker

beading

Ken Anderson

Ken Anderson

Carving, Painting

Kiliii Yuyan

Kiliii Yuyan

Photographer

Lena White

Lena White

Traditional Craft

Lena Wolki

Lena Wolki

Qiviut

Lianne Marie Leda Charlie

Lianne Marie Leda Charlie

Collage

Lily Hope

Lily Hope

Weaving

Lorraine Wolfe

Lorraine Wolfe

Tlingit Sculptor and Painter

Lyonel Grant

Lyonel Grant

Māori (Ngāti Pikiao, Ngāti Rangiwewehi, Te Arawa) Sculptor

Mark Preston

Mark Preston

Tlingit Sculptor, Painter, and Jeweller

Mary Caeser

Mary Caeser

Kaska Painter

Megan Jensen

Megan Jensen

Tlingit Painter

Nancy Hager

Nancy Hager

Traditional Arts

Naomi Smith

Naomi Smith

Traditional Arts

Nathan Dawson

Nathan Dawson

Carving

Nicole Paul

Nicole Paul

Painter

Northern Cultural Expressions Society

Northern Cultural Expressions Society

Carving

Owen Munroe

Owen Munroe

Wood Sculpture

Peoples of the Longhouse

Peoples of the Longhouse

Painting

Ryan Jason Allen Willert

Ryan Jason Allen Willert

Painter

Sarah McHugh

Sarah McHugh

Traditional Craft

Teresa Vander Meer-Chasse

Teresa Vander Meer-Chasse

Beadwork

Vashti Etzel

Vashti Etzel

Traditional Craft

Violet Gatensby

Violet Gatensby

Painting, Carving

Wayne Carlick

Wayne Carlick

Tlingit Sculptor

Wayne Price

Wayne Price

Tlingit Sculptor

Whitney Horne

Whitney Horne

Inland Tlingit Traditional Arts

Cultural Presenters

Andrew Connors

Andrew Connors

filmmaker

Art Johns

Art Johns

Bessie Cooley

Bessie Cooley

Cultural Presenter

Carol Geddes

Carol Geddes

Filmmaker

Chuck Hume

Chuck Hume

Cultural Presenter

Cole Felix

Cole Felix

Doris McLean

Doris McLean

Cultural Presenter

Doronn Fox

Doronn Fox

Traditional Craft

Doug Smarch Jr.

Doug Smarch Jr.

Carver

Frances Neumann

Frances Neumann

Cultural Presenter

Frances Oles

Frances Oles

Traditional Craft

Gwaandak Theatre

Gwaandak Theatre

Theatre

Halin De Repentigny

Halin De Repentigny

Carver, Painter

Joe Migwans

Joe Migwans

Ojibway Drummaker

Joe Tetlichi

Joe Tetlichi

Cultural Presenter

John Peters Jr.

John Peters Jr.

Ken Lister

Ken Lister

Kiliii Yuyan

Kiliii Yuyan

Photographer

Lyonel Grant

Lyonel Grant

Māori (Ngāti Pikiao, Ngāti Rangiwewehi, Te Arawa) Sculptor

Melina Hougen

Melina Hougen

Cultural Presenter

Mida Donnessey

Mida Donnessey

Storytelling

Paora Te Hurihanganui

Paora Te Hurihanganui

Ruth Carroll

Ruth Carroll

Cultural Presenter

Te Arawa Waka Group

Te Arawa Waka Group

Whitney Horne

Whitney Horne

Inland Tlingit Traditional Arts