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The Yukon Historical & Museums Association (YHMA) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 31st 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 Marc Johnston. “YHMA is both thrilled and honoured to present these awards to our well-deserving recipients.” 

Do you know someone who has made significant contributions to conserve and celebrate Yukon’s heritage?

The Yukon Historical & Museums Association is seeking nominations for the 2013 Heritage Awards. The deadline for submissions is March 28 and the awards will be announced on Friday April 4, 2014. A complete list of past award recipients can be found at:http://heritageyukon.ca/programsAndServices/heritageAwards.

Yukoners were encouraged to celebrate Heritage Day by thinking about the Yukon's historical & cultural heritage and participating in the colouring contest found in the Yukon News. Participants were asked to name their favourite heritage place or activity. This year's theme is "have fun with heritage by celebrating historic places made for play".

Winners were drawn from all completed entries received, and will be announced in the Yukon News.

This year's winning submissions are:

February is Black History Month in Canada. You can mark the occasion by exploring the Yukon's black history with this digital exhibit produced by the Hidden Histories Society of the Yukon.

After significant reflection, the YHMA Board of Directors has passed a motion to discontinue the YHMA’s annual Walking Tour Program.