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

Performing Artists

8-6 Heaven

8-6 Heaven

Champagne and Aishihik rapper

8-6 Young Gunz

8-6 Young Gunz

3 MCs and a DJ

Allen & Janke

Allen & Janke

Andrameda Hunter

Andrameda Hunter

Traditional and Contemporary Dance

Art Johns & Nola Lamken

Art Johns & Nola Lamken

Country Folk Duo

Ben Charlie

Ben Charlie

Vuntut Gwitch'in fiddler

Boyd Benjamin

Boyd Benjamin

Fiddler from Old Crow

Chii Tsul Dik Dancers

Chii Tsul Dik Dancers

Traditional Jigging and Square Dancing

Common Knowledge

Common Knowledge

Rock

Dakhka Khwaan Dancers

Dakhka Khwaan Dancers

Traditional Inland Tlingit Dance Group of Northern Canada

Dakwäkäda Dancers

Dakwäkäda Dancers

Traditional dance group from Haines Junction, YT.

Daniel Tlen

Daniel Tlen

Traditional Souther Tutchone singing and drumming.

Dena Zagi

Dena Zagi

Dik’ee Annk’aasu Y’atx’i

Dik’ee Annk’aasu Y’atx’i

Tradtional dance and drum group

Diyet

Diyet

Don Amero

Don Amero

Duane Gastant’ Aucoin

Duane Gastant’ Aucoin

Florent Vollant

Florent Vollant

Gerald Edzerza

Gerald Edzerza

Gramma Susie & Cache Creek Charlie

Gramma Susie & Cache Creek Charlie

Comedy

Hahjalnayh & Family

Hahjalnayh & Family

Traditional Dancing and Drumming

Hän Singers

Hän Singers

Jerry Alfred & Shun Dun

Jerry Alfred & Shun Dun

Kaska Dena Drummers

Kaska Dena Drummers

Traditonal drum group from Ross River/Watson Lake

Kevin Barr

Kevin Barr

Kwanlin Dün Dancers

Kwanlin Dün Dancers

Les Walker

Les Walker

Madi Dixon & Selina Heyligers-Hare

Madi Dixon & Selina Heyligers-Hare

Mark Rutledge

Mark Rutledge

Traditional Pow-Wow Dancer

Nyla Carpentier

Nyla Carpentier

Fancy Shawl and Jingle Dancing

Old Cabin

Old Cabin

Rising Sun Singers

Rising Sun Singers

All female acapella trio

Selkirk Spirit Dancers

Selkirk Spirit Dancers

Traditional Dancing and Drumming

Sharon Shorty

Sharon Shorty

Comedian and Storyteller

So’than ki’

So’than ki’

Traditional Hoop Dancing

Starr Drynock

Starr Drynock

Singing & Drumming

Ta’an Kwäch’än Dancers

Ta’an Kwäch’än Dancers

Traditional dance and drumming group

Taltan Havoc

Taltan Havoc

Hip-Hop

Undertakin’ Daddies

Undertakin’ Daddies

Country/Bluegrass/Hillbilly

Vision Quest

Vision Quest

Hip Hop/Rap

Wade Kaye

Wade Kaye

Fiddle

Wesley Hardisty

Wesley Hardisty

Dene Fiddler

Visual Artists

Amber Walker

Amber Walker

Ta'an Kwach'an Graphic Artist

Amy Tessaro

Amy Tessaro

Carcross Tagish Stained Glass Artist

Angela Code

Angela Code

Film Making, Traditional Craft

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

Blair Thorson

Blair Thorson

Painting

Blake Lepine

Blake Lepine

Tlingit, Han, and Cree Sculptor

Brian Walker

Brian Walker

Copper Sculptor

Calvin Morberg

Calvin Morberg

Tlingit Sculptor

Charlene Baker

Charlene Baker

Tlingit and Northern Tutchone Weaver and Traditional Crafter

Clarissa Rizal

Clarissa Rizal

Chilkat Weaving

Corrine Hunt

Corrine Hunt

Komoyue and Tlingit Jeweller

Dawna Hope

Dawna Hope

Fish Scale Art

Dean Heron

Dean Heron

Kaska and Tlingit Sculptor

Dempsey Bob

Dempsey Bob

Tahltan and Tlingit Master Sculptor

Dennis Shorty

Dennis Shorty

Mountain Slavey and Kaska Sculptor

Diane Smith

Diane Smith

Traditional Medicine & Crafts

Dolores Scheffen

Dolores Scheffen

Traditional Han Crafter

Duran Henry

Duran Henry

Northern Tutchone Sculptor

Effie Campbell

Effie Campbell

Elizabeth Gordon

Elizabeth Gordon

Sculpture, Painting

Eugene Alfred

Eugene Alfred

Tlingit and Northern Tutchone Carver and Sculptor

Frances Oles

Frances Oles

Sculpture, Painting, Traditional Craft

Fred Edzerza

Fred Edzerza

George Roberts, “Bandit Blades”

George Roberts, “Bandit Blades”

Knife Making

Gerri Sharpe

Gerri Sharpe

Traditional Craft and Sewing

Hayden McHugh

Hayden McHugh

Antler Sculpture

Jared Kane

Jared Kane

Ta'an Kwäch'än Sculptor

Jean Taylor

Jean Taylor

Tlingit Painter

Joe Migwans

Joe Migwans

Ojibway Drummaker

John Sabourin

John Sabourin

Sculpture, Painting

Jonathan Allen Wurtak

Jonathan Allen Wurtak

Tlingit Painter and Printing Artist

Karen (Kotchea) Cumberland

Karen (Kotchea) Cumberland

Birch Bark Baskets, Fish Scale Art, Beading

Keith Wolfe Smarch

Keith Wolfe Smarch

Tlingit Sculptor

Ken Anderson

Ken Anderson

Ken McNeil

Ken McNeil

Tahltan, Tlingit, and Nisga’a Sculptor

Latham Mack

Latham Mack

Nuxalk Sculptor

Lena White

Lena White

Traditional Craft

Lyonel Grant

Lyonel Grant

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

Mark Lange

Mark Lange

Northern Tutchone Sculptor

Mark Preston

Mark Preston

Tlingit Sculptor, Painter, and Jeweller

Mary Caeser

Mary Caeser

Kaska Painter

Melanie Bennett

Melanie Bennett

Traditional Craft and Sewing

Raistlen Jones

Raistlen Jones

Jeweller

Reg Davidson

Reg Davidson

Haida Sculptor

Sarah McHugh

Sarah McHugh

Traditional Craft

Stan Bevan

Stan Bevan

Tahltan, Tlingit, and Tsimshian Sculptor

Vernon Asp

Vernon Asp

Sculpture, Painting, Prints

Wayne Price

Wayne Price

Tlingit Sculptor