This digital series examines parts of Yukon’s history that have lead us to today. We’ll go back in time to pre-contact Yukon when, “the whole Yukon was our school.” (TTFOCT, p. 21) In this series, we will hear voices from throughout the Yukon, sharing their stories, experiences, and knowledge.
Episode 10 - The Future
In this story, we asked Yukoners what they would like to see in the future.
Episode 9 - Language
This episode will explore the importance of language in learning.
Episode 8 - The Legacies of Residential School
How does Yukon College teach its students to best support people who have been through residential school?
In this episode we will hear Jackie MacLaren will talk about her role working with residential school survivors.
Episode 7 - Land-based Learning
This episode will explore the importance of land in learning. We’ll head to a science camp near Carcross to speak with instructors and students piloting a new course which takes place completely on the land. And, we’ll hear about the importance of land as a teaching tool.
Episode 6 - Community Campuses
This episode delves into the role of the community campuses through the stories and the work of three campus liaisons: Nicole Tom in Carmacks, Ingrid Johnson in Teslin, and Ashley Doiron in Dawson. We’ll also hear from John Reid who has worked at the Mayo campus for 30 years and is now the department head of northern campuses.
Episode 5 - The Sunrise Report
This episode explores the development of the Sunrise Report in 2008, why it was created and how it has influenced the functioning of the College since, including the development of First Nation Initiatives and the President’s Advisory Council on First Nation Initiatives.
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Important work from Yukon College.
An interesting subject but poor production quality makes it very difficult to listen to.