Long Ago Peoples Place, Champagne
Located just off the Alaska Highway (74 kms north of Whitehorse), en route to Haines Junction, Yukon. Long Ago Peoples Place is an authentic re-creation of a traditional First Nations Village. Our experienced guides will walk you through the forest and his stories about traditional structures, and how they were built and utilized by our ancestors. The experience will take you back in time to when only wood, stone and animal parts were used to create everything our Southern Tutchone culture needed. You will see how trapping technologies were used, how structures were designed and used, and witness the ingenuity that our ancestors had to make life vibrant in the far north.
Only a 45-minute drive south of Whitehorse, Walk in the footsteps of Skookum Jim and feel the spirit of a people that have lived in this breathtaking confluence of rivers, lakes, and ancient trade routes for over 10,000 years. Let our story become part of your story, one that you will be proud to pass onto your children and their children. The Carcross Tagish Corporation CEO Nelson Lepine invite you to tour the newly build Learning Centre and The Carcross Commons.
Stop 1 – Join Da Daghay Development Corporation for their ground breaking ceremony for the 42 unit Riverbend building project in Whistle Bend.
Stop 2 - Northerm the Yukon’s preeminent manufacturer & sales of vinyl windows, entry doors, auto glass, overhead doors, skylights, custom glass and aluminium siding. This company is Yukon First Nations owned, for profit corporation whose trademark’s Northerm and Capitol Glass are in the business of providing the highest quality products to consumers throughout the north.
Stop 3 - Air North, Yukon’s Airline – founded in 1977 – has won praise for its authentic Yukon hospitality from travellers around the globe. In just over ten years the airline has flown more than a million passengers on its Boeing 737 fleet between Whitehorse, Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton – and recently added flights between Whitehorse and Kelowna, Yellowknife and Ottawa. Air North serves scheduled destinations in the Yukon and Northwest Territories, and offers charter services throughout North America (excluding Hawaii). One in fifteen Yukoners, including the Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation, hold an equity or employment stake in Air North, Yukon’s Airline. Join the team of Air North, Yukon’s Airline to tour the local airline's offices, operations, and hangars!