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Outstanding Universal Values Working Group

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Debbie Nagano, Co-Chair, World Heritage Advisory Committee, TH Heritage Director

A community-based Advisory Committee is leading the project. It is chaired by the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Heritage Director and includes representatives from local residents, including a Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in citizen and a Dawson resident, the Klondike Visitors Association, Chamber of Commerce, Dawson City Museum, Klondike Placer Miners Association, Yukon Chamber of Mines, City of Dawson, and Yukon Government– Tourism and Culture, and Parks Canada – KNHS. The project is managed by Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in with funds from the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Yukon Department of Economic Development. A core project management team includes representatives from Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in (Heritage department) and Yukon Government (Historic Sites unit). In addition, Working Groups may be established as needed to assist with researching heritage values, site boundaries, management planning, or community outreach.