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Yukon: Arts & Culture  Student Centre

Web Links

Here are some Web sites to help you with your research.

Web Activity

Here is an activity to help you gather information from one of the Web sites:

?_Geography  How Do You Say That?




Web Links

Ted Harrison

Ted Harrison is one of Yukon's most well-known painters. View some of Ted Harrison's distinctive paintings and learn more about his life at this Web site.

Yukon Native Language Centre

Would you like to learn how to say "hello" in an Aboriginal Yukon language? Visit this Yukon College Web site to learn how to say simple phrases in a variety of Yukon languages.




Web Activity

?_Geography  How Do You Say That?

1. Look at page 11 of InfoCanada Yukon. Do you know what the languages of

    Yukon's Aboriginal peoples sound like? Go to the Yukon Native Language
to find out.

2. Click "Contents" on the top menu bar. When the page opens, you will see

    links for each of the eight Aboriginal languages spoken in Yukon. Click on

    each language to open a page that will give you information about that

    language. List two facts about each language.

3. At the bottom of each language page you can click the sound bar to hear

    what a phrase you know in English sounds like in the language page you are


4. After you have finished exploring the Web site, write a paragraph about the

   most interesting fact or facts you learned. Why did you find that fact or facts