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

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

Common Knowledge

Common Knowledge

Rock

Daghaalhaan K’e

Daghaalhaan K’e

Traditional Dancing and Drumming

Dakhká Khwáan Dancers

Dakhká Khwáan Dancers

Traditional Inland Tlingit Dance Group of Northern Canada

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

Dik’ee Annk’aasu Y’atx’i

Dik’ee Annk’aasu Y’atx’i

Tradtional dance and drum group

Ed Peekeekoot

Ed Peekeekoot

Country/Folk

Gerald Edzerza

Gerald Edzerza

Tahltan Fiddling

Gwaandak Theatre

Gwaandak Theatre

Theatre

Hän Singers

Hän Singers

Traditional Dancing and Drumming

Ian Angus

Ian Angus

Traditional Dancing

Jerry Alfred & Shun Dun

Jerry Alfred & Shun Dun

Jona Barr

Jona Barr

Singer/Songwriter

Kevin Barr

Kevin Barr

Leela Gilday

Leela Gilday

Singer/Songwriter

Leonard Boniface & Sassi Traoré

Leonard Boniface & Sassi Traoré

African Music

Les Walker

Les Walker

Lisa Shepherd & the Maple Sugar Jiggers

Lisa Shepherd & the Maple Sugar Jiggers

Metis/Scottish Dancing

Mark Rutledge

Mark Rutledge

Traditional Pow-Wow Dancer

New North Collective

New North Collective

Nyla Carpentier

Nyla Carpentier

Fancy Shawl and Jingle Dancing

Pat Braden

Pat Braden

Rising Sun Singers

Rising Sun Singers

All female acapella trio

Ron Gerard

Ron Gerard

Metis Fiddling

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

SHAUIT

SHAUIT

Innu reggae/dancehall

Starr Drynock

Starr Drynock

Singing & Drumming

Tahltan Sacred Headwaters

Tahltan Sacred Headwaters

Singer/Songwriter

Vision Quest

Vision Quest

Hip Hop/Rap

Wade Kaye

Wade Kaye

Fiddle

Visual Artists

Aaron Smarch

Aaron Smarch

Carver

Amber Walker

Amber Walker

Ta'an Kwach'an Graphic Artist

Amy Tessaro

Amy Tessaro

Carcross Tagish Stained Glass Artist

Ann Smith

Ann Smith

Tutchone and Tlingit Raven's Tail Weaver

Annie Smith

Annie Smith

Southern Tutchone Traditional Artist

April Morgan

April Morgan

Jeweller, Traditional Craft

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

Brenda Lee Asp

Brenda Lee Asp

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

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

Debra Michel

Debra Michel

Cedar

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 Kyikavichik

Elizabeth Kyikavichik

Fine Arts

Emma (Glazier) Hildebrand

Emma (Glazier) Hildebrand

Traditional Craft

George Roberts, “Bandit Blades”

George Roberts, “Bandit Blades”

Knife Making

Hayden McHugh

Hayden McHugh

Antler Sculpture

Heather Callaghan

Heather Callaghan

Sculpture, Jewellery, Raven's Tail Weaving

Heather Dickson

Heather Dickson

Traditional Craft & Fashion

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

Juanita Growing Thunder-Fogarty

Juanita Growing Thunder-Fogarty

Assiniboine and Sioux traditional artist

Karen (Kotchea) Cumberland

Karen (Kotchea) Cumberland

Birch Bark Baskets, Fish Scale Art, Beading

Karen Nicloux

Karen Nicloux

Traditional Arts, Embroidery

Keith Wolfe Smarch

Keith Wolfe Smarch

Tlingit Sculptor

Ken Anderson

Ken Anderson

Lena White

Lena White

Traditional Craft

Lisa Shepherd

Lisa Shepherd

Metis Artisan

Mark Preston

Mark Preston

Tlingit Sculptor, Painter, and Jeweller

Mary Caeser

Mary Caeser

Kaska Painter

Raistlen Jones

Raistlen Jones

Jeweller

Sarah McHugh

Sarah McHugh

Traditional Craft

Shirley Bien

Shirley Bien

Traditional Craft

Stan Bevan

Stan Bevan

Tahltan, Tlingit, and Tsimshian Sculptor

Temira Vance

Temira Vance

Jeweller

Tishna Marlowe

Tishna Marlowe

Dene Fashion

Tony Tessaro

Tony Tessaro

Tahltan Stained Glass Artist

Victoria Kakuktinniq

Victoria Kakuktinniq

Fashion

Wayne Carlick

Wayne Carlick

Wayne Price

Wayne Price

Tlingit Sculptor

Cultural Presenters

Angela Code

Angela Code

Cultural Presenter

Bessie Cooley

Bessie Cooley

Cultural Presenter

Carol Geddes

Carol Geddes

Filmmaker

Doris McLean

Doris McLean

Storyteller

Doronn Fox

Doronn Fox

Cultural Presenter

Dr. Chris Kavelin

Dr. Chris Kavelin

Cultural Presenter

Dr. Ukjese van Kampen

Dr. Ukjese van Kampen

Cultural Presenter

Gord Loverin

Gord Loverin

Filmmaker

Ida Calmegane

Ida Calmegane

Storyteller

Jack Van Den Bogaard

Jack Van Den Bogaard

Cultural Presenter

Joe Tetlichi

Joe Tetlichi

Cultural Presenter

Kelly Taylor

Kelly Taylor

Cultural Presenter

K’èdukà Jack

K’èdukà Jack

Cultural Presenter

Lindsay Dobbin

Lindsay Dobbin

Multi/Interdisciplinary

ReMatriate

ReMatriate

Cultural Presenter

S.ímla.xw Michele Johnson

S.ímla.xw Michele Johnson

Cultural Presenter