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A limited number of print copies of "The Northern Review" #44, "The North and the First World War," are now available for sale through YHMA for just $25 each. This packed volume includes 19 papers originally presented at "The North and the First World War" conference, held in May 2016 and produced by YHMA and the International Centre for Northern Governance and Development in partnership with Yukon College.

Mark your calendars for Saturday, November 4, 1:00 to 4:00 pm

The Yukon Historical & Museums Association (YHMA) announced today that The North and the First World War conference talks will be available online on April 18 in a special edition of The Northern Review. A limited number of hard copy editions will be out soon.

The North and the First World War conference, held between May 9-12 in 2016, was co-produced by YHMA and the University of Saskatchewan (International Centre for Northern Governance and Development), in partnership with Yukon College.

The Yukon Historical & Museums Association (YHMA) is seeking an energetic, outgoing, and organized Communications and Event Coordinator. The successful candidate will be passionate about heritage and a post-secondary, full-time student working towards a degree or diploma in a heritage field, communications/marketing, event planning, non-profit management, or a related field.

The Yukon Historical & Museums Association (YHMA) invites Yukoners to celebrate Yukon heritage on Monday, February 20, 2017 at the Annual Heritage Awards. The celebration will take place at 7:00 pm at the Yukon Archives in Whitehorse. Doors will open to the public at 6:30 pm.

The Yukon Historical & Museums Association (YHMA) is requesting proposals to undertake a review of the current Joint Marketing Program and complete an environmental scan. Interested parties are asked to submit proposals by e-mail only.

Please reference ‘Joint Marketing Program RFP’ in your subject line, and send all questions and formal submissions to: Lianne Maitland, YHMA Executive Director: info@heritageyukon.ca

The deadline for receipt of proposals is January 8, 2016 at midnight PST.

The Yukon Historical & Museums Association (YHMA) is seeking an energetic, outgoing, and organized Executive Director. YHMA is a non-profit organization that serves to connect and support the Yukon’s heritage community, including museums, First Nation cultural centres and heritage organizations. The Executive Director reports to and is guided by a diverse volunteer Board of Directors, and uses a wide range of skills to solve problems creatively.

The Yukon Historical & Museums Association (YHMA) today announced the winners of the 32nd annual Yukon Heritage Awards.

“These annual awards honour those that work to inspire and share a passion for Yukon heritage through protection, conservation, interpretation and volunteerism,” said YHMA President Sally Robinson. “YHMA is both thrilled and honoured to recognize the accomplishments of these well-deserving recipients.”

Do you know someone who has made significant contributions to the conservation and celebration of the Yukon's heritage?

The YHMA presents awards to individuals, organizations and businesses which have made a special contribution to the conservation or interpretation of some aspect of Yukon’s heritage.The 32nd annual Yukon Heritage Awards will be held in conjunction with a celebration of Heritage Day on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at the Yukon Archives.

Yellowknife tourism mission a success

Group builds stronger networks to support role of heritage and culture in tourism

Whitehorse, Yukon, October 5, 2015-