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!

Performing Artists

Daghaalhaan K’e

Daghaalhaan K’e

Traditional Dancing and Drumming

Dakhká Khwáan Dancers

Dakhká Khwáan Dancers

Traditional Inland Tlingit Dance

Dakwäkäda Dancers

Dakwäkäda Dancers

Traditional Dancing and Drumming

Dena Zagi

Dena Zagi

Traditional Contemporary Folk/Rock

Diyet & The Love Soldiers

Diyet & The Love Soldiers

Alternative Folk, Roots, Country, & Traditional Aboriginal

Greyson Gritt

Greyson Gritt

Folk, Blues

Kaska Dena Drummers

Kaska Dena Drummers

Traditional Drummers

Nive & the Deer Children

Nive & the Deer Children

Folk Pop

Olga Letykai

Olga Letykai

Performance

Selkirk Spirit Dancers

Selkirk Spirit Dancers

Traditional Dancing and Drumming

Slincraze

Slincraze

Hip-Hop

Taku Kwaan Dancers

Taku Kwaan Dancers

Traditional Dancing and Drumming

Teslin Dancers

Teslin Dancers

Traditional Dance

Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Hän Singers

Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Hän Singers

Youth Tu Ledlini Dancers

Youth Tu Ledlini Dancers

Traditional Dance

Visual Artists

Amanda Hugon

Amanda Hugon

Carving, Printmaking

Amy Tessaro

Amy Tessaro

Tahltan Stained Glass Artist

Blair Thorson

Blair Thorson

Painting

Blake Lepine

Blake Lepine

Tlingit, Han, and Cree Sculptor and Painter

Brenda Asp

Brenda Asp

Jewelry

Carmen Miller

Carmen Miller

Beading

Catherine Cockney

Catherine Cockney

Beading

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

Elizabeth Kyikavichik

Elizabeth Kyikavichik

Beading

Fredrik Prost

Fredrik Prost

Sami Handicraft

Gary Tautenthahn

Gary Tautenthahn

Sculpture

George Roberts, “Bandit Blades”

George Roberts, “Bandit Blades”

Knife Making

Graham Everitt

Graham Everitt

Painting

Heather Callaghan

Heather Callaghan

Hovak Johnston

Hovak Johnston

Traditional Arts

Inga-Wiktoria Påve

Inga-Wiktoria Påve

Painting

Janelle Hager

Janelle Hager

Traditional Craft

Jean Taylor

Jean Taylor

Painting

Justien Senoa Wood

Justien Senoa Wood

Karen Cumberland

Karen Cumberland

Birch Bark Baskets, Fish Scale Art, Beading

Lorraine Wolfe

Lorraine Wolfe

Tlingit Sculptor and Painter

Margaret Nazon

Margaret Nazon

Beading

Mary Caeser

Mary Caeser

Painting, Traditional Craft

Melanie Bennett

Melanie Bennett

Traditional Craft and Sewing

Michael Massie

Michael Massie

Jewelry, Carving

Nancy Hager

Nancy Hager

Traditional Arts

Nancy Oakley

Nancy Oakley

Pottery, Basketry

Northern Cultural Expressions Society

Northern Cultural Expressions Society

Carving

Owen Munroe

Owen Munroe

Wood Sculpture

Ricky Tagaban

Ricky Tagaban

Chilkat Weaver

Rosalind Mercredi

Rosalind Mercredi

Glass Art

Sarah Lennie

Sarah Lennie

Traditional Craft

Shirley Kakfwi

Shirley Kakfwi

Traditional Craft

Stormy Bradley

Stormy Bradley

Beader

Tamika Knutson

Tamika Knutson

Jewelry and Metalwork

Tania Larsson

Tania Larsson

Digital Arts & Jewelry

Vashti Etzel

Vashti Etzel

Traditional Craft

Velma Olsen

Velma Olsen

Beading, Sewing

Cultural Presenters

Fredrik Prost

Fredrik Prost

Sami Handicraft

Greyson Gritt

Greyson Gritt

Folk, Blues

Hovak Johnston

Hovak Johnston

Traditional Arts

Margaret Nazon

Margaret Nazon

Beading

Olga Letykai

Olga Letykai

Performance