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!

Artist Application Form

Download the 2016 Artist Application Form PDF for Visual and Performing Artists. The application deadline is April 4, 2016.

Performing Artists

Babine Lake Drummers

Babine Lake Drummers

Drummers

Ben Charlie

Ben Charlie

Vuntut Gwitch'in fiddler

Boyd Benjamin

Boyd Benjamin

Fiddler from Old Crow

Brian Ladue

Brian Ladue

Performing Artist

Colin Adjun

Colin Adjun

Fiddle

Cris Derksen

Cris Derksen

Traditional/Contemporary Cellist

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 dance group from Haines Junction, YT.

Daniel Tlen

Daniel Tlen

Southern Tutchone singing

Dena Zagi

Dena Zagi

Traditional/Contemporary Music

Diyet

Diyet

Duane Gastant’ Aucoin

Duane Gastant’ Aucoin

Ed Peekeekoot

Ed Peekeekoot

Country/Folk

Elaine Jakesta

Elaine Jakesta

Singer/Songwriter

Gustin Adjun

Gustin Adjun

Fiddle

Ian Angus

Ian Angus

Traditional Dancing

Jerry Alfred & Shun Dun

Jerry Alfred & Shun Dun

Northern Tutchone Folk

Kathleen Merritt

Kathleen Merritt

Inuit Throat Singing/Drumming

Kevin Barr

Kevin Barr

Madi Dixon

Madi Dixon

Mark Rutledge

Mark Rutledge

Traditional Pow-Wow Dancer

Pamyua

Pamyua

Traditional/Contemporary Yu'pik Music

Rising Sun Singers

Rising Sun Singers

All female acapella trio

Ryan McMahon

Ryan McMahon

Comedy

Sally Lutchman

Sally Lutchman

Country

Selkirk Spirit Dancers

Selkirk Spirit Dancers

Traditional Dancing and Drumming

Sharon Shorty

Sharon Shorty

Comedian and Storyteller

Starr Drynock

Starr Drynock

Singing & Drumming

Taku Kwaan Dancers

Taku Kwaan Dancers

Tradtional dance and drum group

Yuka Drummers

Yuka Drummers

Visual Artists

Amber Walker

Amber Walker

Ta'an Kwach'an Graphic Artist

Amy Tessaro

Amy Tessaro

Tahltan Stained Glass Artist

Ann Smith

Ann Smith

Tutchone and Tlingit Raven's Tail Weaver

Arlene Ness

Arlene Ness

Sculpture, Painting & Jewellery

Ben Gribben

Ben Gribben

Tahltan Carver, Drawer, and Painter

Bill Nasogaluak

Bill Nasogaluak

Sculptor 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

Debra Michel

Debra Michel

Cedar Artist

Dennis Shorty

Dennis Shorty

Mountain Slavey and Kaska Sculptor

Dolores Scheffen

Dolores Scheffen

Traditional Han Crafter

Duran Henry

Duran Henry

Northern Tutchone Sculptor

Elizabeth Kyikavichik

Elizabeth Kyikavichik

Fine Arts

Emma (Glazier) Hildebrand

Emma (Glazier) Hildebrand

Traditional Craft

Gary Tautenthahn

Gary Tautenthahn

Sculpture

Hayden McHugh

Hayden McHugh

Antler Sculpture

Heather Dickson

Heather Dickson

Traditional Craft & Fashion

Jared Kane

Jared Kane

Ta'an Kwäch'än Sculptor

Jerry Whitehead

Jerry Whitehead

Cree Painter

Jonathan Allen Wurtak

Jonathan Allen Wurtak

Tlingit Painter and Printing Artist

Karen Nicloux

Karen Nicloux

Traditional Arts, Embroidery

Lena White

Lena White

Traditional Craft

Lorraine Wolfe

Lorraine Wolfe

Tlingit Sculptor

Mary Caeser

Mary Caeser

Kaska Painter

Michel Labine

Michel Labine

Metis Stained Glass Artist

Nicole Paul

Nicole Paul

Painter

Owen Munroe

Owen Munroe

Wood Sculpture

Raistlen Jones

Raistlen Jones

Jeweller

Richard Shorty

Richard Shorty

Prints

Sarah McHugh

Sarah McHugh

Traditional Craft

Shayla Snowshoe

Shayla Snowshoe

Photography

Tania Larsson

Tania Larsson

Digital Arts & Jewelry

Wayne Carlick

Wayne Carlick

Tlingit Sculptor

Whitney Horne

Whitney Horne

Inland Tlingit Traditional Arts

Cultural Presenters

Bessie Cooley

Bessie Cooley

Cultural Presenter

Craig Mishler & Kenneth Frank

Craig Mishler & Kenneth Frank

Cultural Presentation

Doris McLean

Doris McLean

Storyteller

Doronn Fox

Doronn Fox

Cultural Presenter

Frances Neumann

Frances Neumann

Ruth Carroll

Ruth Carroll

Cultural Presenter

Yukon Aboriginal Sports Circle

Yukon Aboriginal Sports Circle