Past events









Saturday, November 26, 2016 – Presentation to Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in General Assembly

9:30 a.m. at the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Community Hall

Friday, November 25, 2016 – Public Open House

12:00-2:00 p.m. at the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Community Hall

Sunday, November 20, 2016 – Information Booth @ the Yukon Geoscience Placer Forum

8:30-5:00 p.m. at the Gold Rush Inn, Whitehorse, Yukon

Thursday, October 13, 2016 – Public Open House

7:30 p.m. at the Downtown Hotel

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 – Public Open House

7:30 p.m. at the Dänojà Zho Cultural Centre


May 15-16, 2015 – Dawson City Gold Show
The GoTKWHSboothatGoldShow_1_squareforwebld Show offered a wonderful opportunity to connect with a cross-section of the community.




April 27, 2015 – Aboriginal Tourism Workshop
Keith HKeithHenryWorkshop_squareenry, CEO of Aboriginal Tourism Association of BC shared industry insights and experience about First Nation tourism across Canada with us. 




April 17-18, 2015 – TIAY Conference

Tr’ondëk-Klondike and the Tourism Industry Association of Yukon teamed up to bring Jenna Boon, Executive Director for the Joggins Fossil Institute to  Dawson City to make a presentation and lead a workshop about the benefit of UNESCO world heritage designation for community development and visitor experience.



March, 2015 T-K World Heritage Photo Contest
Dawson SonnyParkerresident Sonny Parker was the grand winner of all three categories:
1. sense of place
2. people and culture
3. activities and traditions
Winning photos were determined by voting of the public on Facebook. Stay tuned for our next contest later this year!



May 16-17, 2014 – Dawson City Gold Show

Gold ShowJackie, Paula and most of the World Heritage Advisory Committee connected with people at the World Heritage Booth on a bustling Gold Show weekend.




Feb. 25, 2014 – Ken Coates’ talk “Precious Lands”.
Myth and Medium

Ken Coates, Canada Research Chair in Regional Innovation at the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy and Director of the International Centre of Northern Governance and Development at the University of Saskatchewan, delivered a fascinating talk on the great heritage value of Tr’ondëk-Klondike.
Watch the video.
Myth and Medium 2014_Program


Feb. 6, 2014 – Tr’ondëk-Klondike Extraordinaire Night

In Pecha Kucha style, presenters spoke about this unique place that we call home.
Tr’ondëk Klondike Extraordinaire Program




Oct. 9, 2013 – “World Heritage Sites I’ve Seen” Slide Night

Four Dawsonites talk about World Heritage Sites from around the world that they have visited.





Oct. 1, 2013 – “Soup-and-a-Bun” World Heritage chats

Soup, a bun and informal chats about would heritage.





Sept.21, 2013 – Public Information Session

An information session at Dänojà Zho Cultural Centre to learn about the places and themes being discussed.





Sept. 6, 2013 – Forty Mile Visit

A Forty Mile site visit for TH citizens, including a campfire and snacks.




Aug. 16-18, 2013 – Discovery Days World Heritage Booth

image of Discovery Days Booth Paula and the World Heritage Advisory Committee set up an information booth during Discovery Days to increase awareness of the initiative.