Jack Van Den Bogaard

Jack Van Den Bogaard

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Whitehorse, YT

Cultural Presenter

Jack van den Bogaard is Skeetchestn from the Sheswap First Nation, which is located half way between Kamloops and Cache Creek, BC.  Jack has lived in Whitehorse on and off for 30+ years and was recently part of a video done by the Yukon Anti Poverty Coalition exploring homelessness in Whitehorse.  In 2013, he also shared his story as part of a video about Jackson Lake and how it has helped him in his journey.  This is Jack’s first time participating in the Adaka Cultural Festival, and he is not afraid to share his stories.