The Yukon Historical and Museums Association produced a podcast from late 2008 to early 2009. It focused on people in the Heritage sector as well as what is going on at
museums and other organizations. The episodes of that podcast are available below.
YHMA Roundtable (Part 2) 19-Jan-2009 (10387 KB)
This is the second part of our special YHMA Roundtable Podcast. Bruce Barrett, Erin Wall, Greg Finnegan, Laura Mann and myself all sat down and discussed a wide range of heritage related topics.
YHMA Roundtable (Part 1) 12-Jan-2009 (9105 KB)
Monday, January 12, 2008. We are bringing you an extra special podcast this week. Last month I sat around a table with Bruce Barrett, Erin Wall and Greg Finnegan. Laura Mann from the Dawson City Museum also joined us by telephone. We recorded a discussion ranging from what got all of us started in heritage to how the world's economic trouble might affect heritage and museums. This is part one of that discussion. Look for part two next week.
Greg Finnegan Session 05-Jan-2009 (9752 KB)
January 5, 2008. This week I sat down to have a talk with Greg Finnegan. Greg has his PHD in Historical Geography. What is Historical Geography? I had no idea either so that was the first thing I asked him....
Great River Journey Session 29-Dec-2008 (4640 KB)
December 29, 2008. For the second YHMA podcast I sat down with George Asquith, President and CEO of Great Northern Journeys and Chief Ruth Massey of the Ta'an Kwach'an First Nation to talk about The Great River Journey, a guided trip down the Yukon River.
Marc Johnson Session 11-Dec-2008 (7434 KB)
December 11, 2008. Marc Johnson is busy restoring one of the "Berrigan Cabins". Marc is also restoring a boat "The Yukon Rose" which will be used to ferry canoe trips down the Yukon River. I talked to Marc about the trials and tribulations of restoring a heritage building while still maintaining it's historic accuracy.
At The Yukon Historical and Museums Association we try to capture via video our different events such as the Heritage After Hours, our annual conference, and any special events that occur in the community. Also we've been trying and make some fun videos for your enjoyment. All video footage is uploaded to Youtube and then posted here. Go ahead, press play.
Yukon Arts Centre Gallery Opening
The Yukon Historical & Museums Association attended the Yukon Arts Centre gallery opening on January 15, 2009. This is some video from the opening.
Historical Buildings Quick Facts
This is a short video featuring some fun facts about a few buildings in the Whitehorse area. For more information, visit the Historical Buildings section of the website.
Old Log Church Video
The Old Log Church and the Yukon Church Heritage Society present: Connections to the Past, Legacy for the Future: 150 Years of Anglican Church in the North A photo exhibit showing the history of the Anglican Church in the north. YHMA attended the opening of the exhibit which runs in Arts Underground until January 31, 2009.